Hon Jibrin Calls On Past Heads Of State To Intervene In Padding Scandal

Hon Jibrin Calls On Past Heads Of State To Intervene In Padding Scandal

Erstwhile House Appropriate Committee chairman, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin have over the weekend called on Nigeria’s former Presidents, international community, and other highly placed individuals to wade in the on-going budget padding scandal he leveled against the Speaker and three other principal officers of the House.

In multiple tweets, the Kano lawmaker made it known that he is fully prepared for any outcome that may preceed the allegations he forwarded against some highly corrupt members of the lower chamber of the House.

The representative also disclosed plans by the accused members of the House of blackmailing the whole process and warning officials not to get involved as the budget padding scandal will bring the country to its knees. He said the allegations and case is simply against the principal officials and nine others.

He said, “this cabal of two governors and three former members have blocked every avenue that I can use to reach the President so that he can get a different perspective on this issue. I am therefore left with no choice than to plead with all our former Heads of State; Gen Yakubu Gowon, Gen Olusegun Obasanjo, Alh Shehu Shagari, Gen Ibrahim Babangida, Chief Enest Shonekan, Gen Abdulsalam Abubakar and Dr Goodluck Jonathan.

He continued, “the diplomatic community, Ambassador of the United States of America,High Commissioner of United Kingdom, the German and French Ambassadors and all well-meaning Nigerians to join in the call on the corrupt and fraudulent Speaker Dogara and three others to reconvene the House immediately, step aside and allow for external investigation and also call on the anti-corruption agencies to expedite action on investigation and commencement of prosecution in line with the anti corruption stands of this government.”

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