• EFCC probes N60bn ‘budget padding’ vote for Senators, Reps

    EFCC probes N60bn ‘budget padding’ vote for Senators, Reps

    The document shows how N60billion was voted for extraneous overhead expenses for some senators and members of the House of Representatives in the Sixth Assembly, according to Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) sources.

    Omisore, former deputy governor of Osun State, was the chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee between 2007 and 2011.

    The anti- graft agency is probing the document to identify the senators and members of the House of Representatives who got the largesse.

    A source, who spoke in confidence, said […]