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Jibrin confesses receiving N650m illegal allowance 2011 till date

 Former Chairman of House C’tee on Appropriation Jibrin has confessed of benefiting a whopping N650m from illegal allowances in the House of Reps.

Former Chairman of House Committee on Appropriation has confessed of benefiting a whopping sum of N650 million from illegal allowances in the House of Representatives.

Jibrin, who had been in battle with leadership of House, revealed that 10 Principal Officers collected over N10 billion in illegal allowances.

He said that he was not comfortable with this illegal allowances as a member of the House of Representatives.

Jibrin on his series of tweet said: “‎Hon Jibrin 2011-date 650 million naira. How I spent every penny is documented and in fact published! ‎

‎”I have never been comfortable with the money! Thank God the allowances have reached its Waterloo! 

“The country and House will be better off!”‎

Jibrin had revealed that ‎the 10 principal officers who allegedly received billions of naira in running cost allowance include the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara, who allegedly got the largest share of N1.5 billion, Mr. Jibrin said.

‎Others on the list are Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, N800 million; Majority Leader, Femi Gbajabiamila, N1.2 billion; his deputy, Buba Jibril, N1.2 billion; House Whip, Alhassan Doguwa, N1.2 billion; and his deputy, Pally Iriase, N700 million.

The rest are Minority Leader, Leo Ogor, N1.2 billion, his deputy, Chukwuka Onyema: N800 million, Minority Whip, Yakubu Barde, N700 million and his deputy, Binta Bello, N700 million.

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