Budget Padding Tracker: House of Reps goes on the offensive, says it rescued budget from Jibrin (TWEETS)

The House of Representatives has finally reacted to the budget padding controversy that has tainted the institution, saying it rescued the 2016 budget from the former chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Abdulmumin Jibrin.

Jibrin had accused some members of the House leadership of padding the budget with fictitious projects to the tune of N40 billion.

The House in its reaction on Thursday via a press release signed by the Body of Principal Officers, said on its Twitter account, @HouseNGR, that the budget was rescued from Jibrin in conjunction with the leadership of the Senate and some members of the executive arm of government.

See tweets below:

Those who signed the release are the speaker: Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, House Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, Deputy House Leader, Buba Jibril, Chief Whip, Ado Doguwa, Deputy Chief Whip, Pally Iriase, Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, Minority Whip, Yakubu Barde, Deputy Minority Leader, Chukwuma Onyema, and the Deputy Minority Whip, Fatima Binta Bello Maigari.

Comments (2)

  1. The truth is always on top…Nigerians are watching…But still there is a time…We are so confidence in our hope.!

  2. Ok now its they said, he said…Let the entertainment continue

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