• How 10 standing committees inserted N284bn projects in budget – Jibrin reveals

    How 10 standing committees inserted N284bn projects in budget – Jibrin reveals

    The embattled former chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, yesterday, gave a startling revelation on how 10 standing committees allegedly inserted constituency projects worth N284 billion into the 2016 budget without the knowledge of their members.

    He also alleged that the speaker, Yakubu Dogara, secretly persuaded him to smuggle N20 billion into the budget through Service Wide Vote.

    Jibrin, who stated this in a statement in Abuja, alleged that some cabals had hijacked the speaker to always do […]