The last has definitely not been heard on the sleazy House of Reps deal as revelations by ousted chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin continued yesterday with allegation that Speaker Yakubu Dogara and his deputy, Yusuff Lasun padded the 2016 budget with N284 billion.
Jibrin in a statement issued in Abuja said the Speaker, his deputy, the Majority Whip, Alhassan Doguwa and the Minority Leader, Leo Ogor illegally padded the budget using 10 of the 96 […]
The National Assembly on Sunday responded to allegations of padding of the 2016 budget.
It said the padding was done to reflect the policy thrust of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
The media had on Sunday been awash with allegations of budget padding by the National Assembly, adding that only one minister did not have problems with the budget when it was discussed at the emergency Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), on Friday.
There was […]