The Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Rep. Abdulmumin Jibrin, who was suspended has been invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The invitation is based on his accusations on budget insulation against the leadership of the House and to answer questions concerning money burgled through insulation in the 2016 budget.
The letter of invitation from EFCC to Jibrin, dated, June 9, was signed by Mr Michael Wetkas, the acting Head of Extractive Industry Grid Section.
It read, “The commission has commenced investigation into the petition of corrupt practices and abuses of office reported on 1st August, 2016, by Hammart and Co. (Tafida Chambers) on your behalf against Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Hon. Yussuf Lasun, Hon. Alhassan Doguwa, Hon. Leonard Ogor and others. Also, in furtherance of the investigation and due to unfolding findings, it has become imperative to request that you attend another interview with the team. Through Ibrahim Ahmed on 13th June 2017 at the 3rd floor Block A, No.5 Fomelu Street, off Adetokumbo Ademola Crescent, Wuse 2, Abuja, at 10 a.m. to clarify some issues to enable us conclude investigation”.
In a statement on Monday in Abuja, Jubril confirmed receipt of the letter.
He said, “Today, I received invitation from the EFCC for another interview to clarify some issues to enable the commission conclude investigation on my petition against some principal officers of the House on 2016 budget fraud, corruption and abuse of office”