• Dogara: Reps divided over N40b budget padding scandal

    Dogara: Reps divided over N40b budget padding scandal

    Memebers of the House of Representatives are sharply divided over revelations by ousted Chairman of the House Committee on Appropria­tions, Abdulmumin Jibrin that Speaker Yakubu Dogara and his Deputy Yussuf Lasun pad­ded the 2016 budget with N40 billion for projects to be locat­ed in their constituencies.

    Jibrin in his statement issued on Thursday night, entitled: “My Resignation”, demanded that Dogara, Lasun, Majority Whip Alhassan Doguwa and Minority Leader Leo Ogor resign because they allocated N40 billion to themselves in the last […]