Jibrin Abdulmumin

Jibrin Abdulmumin

House Appropriation Committee Chairman Resigns Position

The House of Representatives Appropriation Committee Chairman, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, as resigned his position as chair.

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, today announce Mr Mustapha Bala Dawaki, the House Chairman on Housing, representing Kudu/Warawa federal constituency of Kano state as his replacement.

Jibrin reportedly had serious disagreements with his colleagues over the handling of the controversial 2016 budget.

This development led to the clamour for his removal but the Speaker was said to have protected him following the role he played in his emergence as Speaker.

According to Dogara shortly before the house adjourned its Wednesday sitting, “He (Jibrin) met me and said he does not think he would continue as the committee chairman due to the pressure of the work.

The Speaker maintained that Jibrin had requested for his removal from the Committee, hence, the change.

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