It’s no longer news that Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on appropriation, has returned to the country from the United Kingdom.
The House of Representatives has accused former president Olusegun Obansanjo of trying to blackmail every government that he is not part of, even when it is obvious that he introduced corruption into the National Assembly during his time as president in 1999.
Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has gone on exile, vowing never to return to Nigeria until his safety could be guaranteed.
A United Kingdom-based newspaper, the African Voice, has honoured Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on appropriation, with the African Voice Leadership in Legislative Governance Award by African Voice.
Abdulmumin Jibrin, the suspended former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has filed a fresh suit against the leadership of the House,asking for N1 billion in damages.
The controversy in the House of Representatives over allegations of corruption against Speaker Yakubu Dogara has assumed a new dimension as Abdulmumin Jibrin, former chairman of the appropriation committee has revealed why his colleagues are keeping quiet over his allegations.
Justice Okon Abang, of the Federal High Court Abuja, has fixed October 21 for the hearing of a suit filed by Abdulmumin Jibrin, former Chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriation, challenging his suspension from the House.
The House of Representatives has handed a 180-day suspension to Abdulmumin Jibrin, the former chairman of the House committee on Appropriation, who is at the centre of the budget padding scandal that has rocked the house in recent months.
The House of Representatives committee on Ethics and Privileges has concluded its hearing into the corruption allegation made by Abdulmumin Jibrin against Speaker Yakubu Dogara.
The embattled former chairman of the House of Representatives’ Committee on Appropriations, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has said that he would not appear before the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges except it’s hearing is public, adding that he does not have assurances of a fear hearing.