Budget Padding Scandal NANS passes vote of confidence on Dogara

The group said only mischievous people will accuse Dogara of corruption, adding that he deserves an excellent rating for his stance against corruption.

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The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has passed a vote of confidence on the House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara.

NANS also said the Speaker of the House has been an exemplary figure in the fight against corruption.

The group said only mischievous people will accuse Dogara of corruption, adding that he deserves an excellent rating for his stance against corruption.

NANS in a statement, also said “In the light of current happenings regarding the office of the Honourable Speaker and other Principal Officers of the House of Representatives on the issue of 2016 budget process, Nigerian students herein state that we have x-rayed the leadership style, charisma and character of Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara and found him worthy as well as well trained and roundly groomed leader best fit to steer the affairs of the House of Representatives in the best interest of our rapidly advancing democracy.

“As we critically examine the kernel of the matter, it recurs in very lucid terms that Honourable Speaker Yakubu Dogara has remained in the forefront of the anti-corruption war being waged by the President Muhammadu Buhari led rescue government.

“It still remains fresh in our collective memories that the Speaker Dogara came out in clear and unmistakable terms to condemn acts of corruption, going a step further in exposing the antics and tactics of corrupt individuals.”

Meanwhile, Abdulmumin Jibrin has accused the Reps Speaker, Yakubu Dogara of taking N25m monthly from the coffers of the House for his personal use.

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