Jibrin Confesses To Receiving Share Of N650m Illegal “Running Cost” Allowance

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Abdulmumin Jibrin (2)For the first time since he began a self-appointed campaign to fight corruption in the legislative arm of government, Abdulmumin Jibrin, the sacked Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, has confessed to being a beneficiary of questionable office running costs allowance.

Mr. Jibrin had on Friday revealed how Speaker Yakubu Dogara and nine other Principal Officers of the House allegedly received N10billion in illegal allowances under the guise of running costs for their various offices.

According to the Kano lawmaker, Mr. Dogara allegedly got the largest share of N1.5billion followed closely by Chief Whip, Alhassan Ado Doguwa; Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila; Minority Leader, Leo Ogor; Deputy Majority Leader, Buba Jibril; who he alleged, received N1.2billion each.

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Others are Deputy Speaker, Yussuf Lasun, N800million; Deputy Minority Leader, Chukwuka Onyema, N800million; Deputy Chief Whip, Pally Iriase, N700million; Minority Whip, Yakubu Barde, N700million and his deputy, Binta Bello, N700million.

Mr. Jibrin, however, said he regretted accepting his own share of N650million, adding that he would explain how he spent his own share.

“I have records and account of how I spent every penny that I have taken. In fact, it has been published in a 150-page book”, Mr. Jibrin said. “However, I have never been comfortable with the money! Thank God the wasteful allowances regime has reached its Waterloo! The country and House will be better off!”

Mr. Jibrin, who represents Kiru/Bebeji Federal Constituency of Kano State in the House of Representatives, was removed as Chairman of the Appropriation Committee on July 20, 2016 by Mr. Dogara. But the embattled lawmaker denied he was sacked, saying he resigned instead.

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