Budget padding scandal: Jibrin to appear before APC panel

Budget padding scandal: Jibrin to appear before APC panel
August 02 15:06 2016

Former House of Representatives’
committee chairman on Appropriation,
Abdulmumin Jibrin has expressed willingness to appear before his
party’s disciplinary panel over the ongoing budget padding scandal.

Jibrin was summoned on Monday to appear by 2.00pm on Tuesday and state his side of the story.

The Kano lawmaker, has been
locked in media and political
battle with the Speaker of the
House, Yakubu Dogara, and other
lawmakers he accuses of
manipulating the 2016 budget.

In the letter, the APC accused Jibrin of frustrating all efforts to
reach him by telephone or text
messages.

The letter was signed Lawal
Shuaibu, the party’s Deputy
National Chairman, North, and it
appeared a clear warning to
Jibrin that the APC would not
tolerate indiscipline within its
ranks.

Jibrin denied the allegations on Tuesday ahead of his appearance before the panel.