Reps lift suspension placed on Jibrin

Marco Green
March 14, 2018

The House of Representatives resolved to recall the suspension slammed on Abdulmumin Jibrin, former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations.

This followed a letter signed by Jibrin, allegedly apologising to the House.

Dogara, who read the letter of apology during Tuesday's plenary, observed that Jibrin acted "in compliance with the House's resolution of 25th September, 2016, suspending me for 180 legislative days..."

Jibrin in 2016 was suspended for 180 legislative days-approximately a full calendar year as the House sits three times a week.

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation, Hon.

Jibrin had failed to appear before the Ethics committee after being invited by the panel. Emmanuel Orker-Jev, cited breach of House' privilege by Jibrin and proposed tough sanctions against him. "He knew that the allegations were false and scandalous and he had no regards at all to whether the allegations were true or false", he said.

Dogara said that the lawmaker was free to resume his legislative duties whenever he so wished.

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