Archive Stop Your Media Campaign on Budget Padding – APC...

Stop Your Media Campaign on Budget Padding – APC Writes Jibrin

-

- Advertisment -

The All Progressive Congress, APC, in a fresh move to contain the crisis in the House of Representatives has directed former House Chairman House Committee on Appropriation Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin to immediately stop distributing statements to the media on the budget padding scandal.

Mr. Jibrin alleged that Speaker of the House, Mr. Dogara, his deputy, Yusuf Lasun, House Whip, Alhassan Doguwa and Minority Leader, Leo Ogor attempted to smuggle up to N40 billion into the budget.
Recall that leaders of the party on Tuesday met with Jibrin to fashion out ways of resolving the issue.
However, the party in a fresh move to save the situation wrote Mr Jibrin to desist from issuing statements on the issue.
The letter signed by APC Deputy National Chairman for the Northern Zone reads in part: “As you are aware, the Party and indeed the Government have not been happy over recent developments in the House of Representatives over the issue of 2015 budget. We found it embarrassing to have to deal with another new phenomenon you tagged “budget padding,”
“Arising from the series of the meeting we held with you over the subject matter, the National Working Committee has decided you henceforth avoid issuing any public statement on this matter.”
The letter noted that the restriction “includes statements through social media or other means of transmitting an opinion on the matter to the public, as the party is now looking into it towards finding solution.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest news

Our Security Template Focuses On Communal Collaboration, Honesty, Synergy – Gov. Bello

….says he doesn’t visit Abuja for solution to security challenges Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has revealed that the successes...

2021 World Education Day: ActionAid Nigeria Calls For Increase Allocation To Education From 15% – 20%

As the World marks the 2021 International Education Day, a Non-Governmental Organization, (NGO), ActionAid Nigeria, has called for an...

COVID-19: Bill Gates backs Yahaya Bello’s position on need to invest in healthcare

Mayowa Adeniran|  The recent position of one of the world's richest, Bill Gates, has corroborated the agitations of Kogi State...

JONAPWD-LAGOS Commends Sanwo-Olu For Restoring Disability Empowerment Fund

Kenneth Afor |  The Joint National Association of Persons Living With Dissabilities (JONAPWD ) in Lagos state has commanded Babajide...

Groups Call On Judicial Panels Of Inquiry To Dispense Justice On Victims, Survivors Of Police Brutality

Kenneth Afor | The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria (NOPRIN) and Centre for Law Enforcement Education (CLEEN Foundation) has...

COVID-19 Second Wave: FG Urged To Ban Flights From Britain, Others

By Ijeoma Ukazu | With some countries currently experiencing the spread of the new COVID-19 variant, the Health Writers’ Association...

Must read

- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

%d bloggers like this: