• Budget padding: Dogara, Jibrin, other principal officers are guilty – Reps group

    Budget padding: Dogara, Jibrin, other principal officers are guilty – Reps group

    Members of the Transparency Group, TG, in the House of Representatives yesterday said all 10 principal officers that disowned the former Chairman, Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, over the budget padding scandal were guilty.

    The ex-appropriation chairman had alleged that the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, and three other principal officers ‘padded’ the 2016 budget.

    The other three are the Deputy Speaker, Mr. Yussuff Lasun; the Chief Whip, Mr. Alhassan Ado-Doguwa; and the Minority Leader, Mr. Leo Ogor.

    All the 10 principal officers […]