The House of Representatives has suspended Abdulmumin Jibrin, the sacked
chairman of the House committee on Appropriation. Jibrin has been at
loggerheads with the leadership of the house after his suspension in
July. He has overtime accused the speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, 3
principal officers and 9 other lawmakers of budget padding.
At the reopening of the house last week, he was
mandated to appear before the house committee on Ethics and Privileges
but he failed to do so.
The House today unanimously suspended him for 180 sitting and also
barred him from positions of authority in the House till the end of the