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Budget padding: Gbajabiamila submits self to police for investigation

The Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila, said on Friday that he had submitted himself to the police authorities in Abuja to investigate any role he was alleged to have played in ‘padding’ the 2016 budget.

He said he demanded that his role in the saga should be thoroughly investigated by the police.

Gbajabiamila explained that he took the decision because there had been insinuations that though his name was not mentioned by the former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, in his budget-padding allegations against four principal officers, he (Gbajabiamila) could not have been exonerated



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