Ask Dogara To Resign, Jibrin Writes APC, Names Omisore In Budget Padding Scandal
Embattled former House of Representatives Appropriation Committee Chairman Abdulmumin Jibrin has linked Senator Iyiola Omisore with the budget padding controversy.
Omisore, who represented Osun East, was the chairman of the seventh Senate’s Appropriation Committee.
In a letter to All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman John Odigie-Oyegun in which he urged him to advise House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara to resign, Jibrin alleged an unholy alliance between Dogara and Omisore.
In the letter, dated August 12, Jibrin said Dogara’s exit would enable the House “nominate a SpeakerPro Tempore and mobilise our members to support him to take over and adjourn the House until when we are due for resumption in September”.
“This will give room for consultations on the election of a new Speaker when we resume,” he said.
Details of the letter reads: