Speaker of the House of representatives, Yakubu Dogara addressed state house correspondents after his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.
Read Transcript of Dogara’s interview after the meeting:
Journalists: Was the issue of alleged budget padding discussed?
Dogara: What is budget padding?
Journalists: The language emanated from your chambers?
Dogara: I don’t know, educate me. I am a lawyer and the speaker, and I have never heard of the word padding, what does padding mean?
Journalists: Your former chairman of appropriation is saying you padded the budget