• Budget padding: Why I will not appear before ethics committee – Jibrin explains

    Budget padding: Why I will not appear before ethics committee – Jibrin explains

    The embattled former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has insisted that he would only appear before an Ad-Hoc Committee investigating allegations of corruption against the leadership of the House.

    He maintained that such a committee should be one set up by a Speaker Pro Tempore who will work in conjunction with anti-graft agencies on the matter.

    According to him, he does not believe the Ethics Committee as presently constituted , will give him a fair hearing.

    He said this […]

  • Rep. Jibrin gives conditions to appear before ethics committee

    Rep. Jibrin gives conditions to appear before ethics committee

    It was gathered that the former chairman of the appropriation Committee in the House of Representative, Abdulmumin Jibrin, is giving a condition that must be met for him to appear before the Ethics Committee to defend allegations of budget padding he made against principal officers of the House.

    After the House referred Honourable Jibrin to the committee for investigation on Wednesday, following deliberations on a motion on the issue, the lawmaker in a statement said he would only obey the decision […]