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Jibrin Adds Another Name To House Of Reps “Corruption List”

Abdulmumin Jibrin
Abdulmumin Jibrin

The ousted former chairman of the House of Representatives committee on appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has added another name to the list of corrupt lawmakers in the House of Representatives.

The Kano state lawmaker has been making series of startling revelations of alleged corruption against the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker Yusuf Lasun and Whip, Alhassan Doguwa and minority leader, Leo Ogor.

The new name added to the list as stated by Jibrin via his social media handle is Abonta Abonta.

“I added one new name to my petition, Hon Abonta Abonta. The member who spoke after me on Channels and denied corruption exists in the House,

“Let me use Hon Abonta as a case. I have asked the anti-graft agencies to investigate his office running cost. Wait for the shocking outcome,” Jibrin wrote on his tweeter handle.

Jibrin granted what he described as a “no-holds-barred” interview to a television station where he repeated his allegation against Dogara and the other three principal officers of the House.

He said he was certain that the law will catch up with the speaker.

Jubrin, shortly after his removal as chairman of the appropriation committee, started accusing Dogara of gross corruption and abuse of office, alleging that the speaker padded the 2016 budget, inserting a lot of unnecessary projects in it to serve his selfish interest.

Dogara had replied with a threat to sue Jibrin if he did not withdraw the allegations within seven days and tender an unreserved apology to him.

But Jibrin vowed he would neither apologise nor stop in his quest to “expose the corrupt nature of the speaker.”

Earlier on Monday, Jibrin was at the offices of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission, ICPC, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Department of State Services, DSS and the Police headquarters, “to personally provide insight on my petition.”