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Budget Padding Saga, Evidence Stolen From Jibrin

Lawmaker Abdulmumin Jibrin who has been assisting the press in carrying out her watchdog role in the society, has revealed that boxes of evidence in the budget padding scandal case have been stolen. He said the evidence was stolen by security operatives that searched and sealed his office at the national assembly complex in Abuja on Thursday, September 29.

He said 53 files relating to the case were taken away by the operatives but assured that he has enough evidence to keep up on with his fight against Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on whose orders the files were allegedly stolen.

He said: “As you may all be aware, the Sergeant At Arm of the NASS stormed and sealed my Office on the instruction of Speaker Dogara

“The office was purportedly sealed as a result of my illegal suspension but the truth was to enable the Speaker lay hands and destroy evidence

“Though we already have enough evidence for prosecution, volume of 2016 budget documents and 53 files were carted away and handed to Speaker.

“I have refused to touch any document in my office since the crisis started. I have raised alarm that Mr Speaker wants to destroy evidence

“The whole country watched for 2 months as Mr Speaker was accorded all the time to lobby around, clear his desk and destroy some evidence.” He added: “Nigerians must all rise up and demand that Speaker Dogara produce all the 2016 budget documents and 53 files carted away from my office

“The whole country watched for 2 months as Mr Speaker was accorded all the time to lobby around, clear his desk and destroy some evidence.” He added: “Nigerians must all rise up and demand that Speaker Dogara produce all the 2016 budget documents and 53 files carted away from my office

“I was not allowed to take away my personal belongings. All they want is to deal with me and disgraced by all mean. Mr Speaker is playing God.

“I have become vulnerable in the face of threats to my life and some of the security personnels attached to me were suddenly withdrawn
“We are talking about the fight against corruption. Today, Iam being humiliated and my crime is simply exposing corruption in high places

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