Speaker Yakubu Dogara Gives Rep. Jibrin 7-Days To Apologize and Retract Statement

Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House

Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Speaker of the House of Representative

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has given a seven day ultimatum to Representative Abdulmumin Jibrin to tender an unreserved apology to him and retract all allegations made against him or face legal action.

In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media & Public Affairs to the Speaker, Turaki Hassan, stated that the demand was contained in a letter written and addressed to Representative Abdulmumin Jibrin.

Also, the House of Representatives has described the allegations against Speaker Yakubu Dogara and some Principal Officers of the House by former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmunin Jibrin as a misrepresentation of the person of the Speaker, the leadership and the entire chamber.

Chairman, House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Abdulrasak Namdas who stated this while briefing National Assembly correspondents on the matter said Representative Jibrin’s mishandling of the 2016 Budget nearly fractured the cordial relationship between the National Assembly and the Executive.

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