• Jibrin risks six months in jail/suspension over budget padding scandal

    Jibrin risks six months in jail/suspension over budget padding scandal

    It was gathered that the former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, risks six months in jail, suspension or a fine of N200 if convicted of allegations of misconduct.

    Jibrin is currently being investigated by the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges for acts of misconduct following several public utterances considered to be targeted at bringing the leadership and members of the House to public ridicule.

    The Ethics Committee began hearing into the matter on Friday with […]