Budget Padding Scandal APC cautions Jibrin over campaign against Dogara

The APC leadership also summoned the former appropriation committee chairman to appear before the party’s disciplinary committee.

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Speaker Yakubu Dogara and Abdulmumin Jibrin

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned the former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on appropriation, Abdulmumuni Jibrin over his ‘media campaign’ against the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.

According to Leadership, this was contained in a letter sent to Jibrin by the party leadership.

Reports say the APC leadership also summoned the former appropriation committee chairman to appear before the party’s disciplinary committee.

READ: Budget Padding Scandal: ‘I didn’t participate,’ Jibrin says

Jibrin had earlier levelled several allegations of fraud against Dogara, calling for his arrest.

He also accused the House of Representatives Speaker of giving $20,000 bribe to lawmakers to tell lies against him.

Jibrin  also denied reports that he participated in the alleged padding of the 2016 budget.

Following the allegations and counter-allegations surrounding the budget padding scandal, the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Timi Frank slammed the party Chairman, John Odigie Oyegun for allegedly doing nothing to call both parties to order.

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