THE Nigeria Authority of Nigeria
Police commenced full investigation into the padding of 2016 budget as alleged
by the former chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin.
Jibrin had, on Monday, submitted a
petition to the acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, indicting
the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara and 13 members of
An Assistant Inspector-General of
Police is heading the crack team of investigators.
Jibrin is at the Force Headquarters
on Monday with his team of lawyers making his statement before the
An informed police source revealed
authoritatively that the investigation was going on fine and that whenever he
is needed, he will be invited.
According to the source, Jibrin
spent over two hours with the investigating team before he left the Force
The informed source said they were
making headway into the case as Jibrin had finally realised the petition to the
authority of Nigeria police that had the constitutional powers to investigate
The source added that Jibrin had
made useful statement and was cooperating with the police and very soon, the
principal officers of the House would be invited.