Politics 2016 Budget Padding: Jibrin Sinks Dogara, Others



Ex Chairman of the House of Reps Appropriation Committee, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin has released more damning documents exposing speaker Yakubu Dogara and other principal officers of the chamber of inflating Nigeria's 2016 budget.

The documents show how lawmakers applied for, or received approvals for the so-called constituency projects, which most likely won't be executed. According to him, it was a massive fraud.

In one of the documents, which Mr. Jibrin said was written by Mr. Yusuf Lasun, the deputy speaker wrote that projects worth up to N594 million should be embedded in the Ministries of Agriculture, Labour and Trade and Investment as well as the National Boundary Commission for Chief Whip, Alhassan Doguwa and Deputy House Leader, Buba Jibrin.

Mr. Jibrin said the fraud totaled billions of naira.

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