• Why I cannot be interrogated, tried over budget padding scandal – Dogara shares reasons

    Why I cannot be interrogated, tried over budget padding scandal – Dogara shares reasons

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Thursday, gave reasons why he failed to surrender himself to be interrogated by the Police Special Investigating Panel over alleged padding of the 2016 budget.

    Dogara, who spoke at an interactive session with Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, in Abuja, on one-year review of the 8th House of Representatives Legislative Agenda, said he enjoys statutory protection under the Legislative Houses Powers & Privileges Act.

    The event was organized by the Policy &Legal Advocacy Center, […]