Dogara Did Not Sack Me, I Stepped Down – Ex-Appropriation Chairman

[caption id="attachment_10169" align="alignnone" width="680"]Abdulmumin Jubrin[/caption]

The former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Rep Abdulmumin Jubrin, has refuted rumours that he was sacked by the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara.

According to him, he stepped down from the position and his decision was in the best interest of the house and the country.

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In a statement via his twitter account, Hon. Jibrin urged the media not to give in to the noise and propaganda bound to follow the announcement.

He said, “Some elements in the media have made my decision to step down as Chairman a narrative of being sacked based on the illusions of their creation.

“I stepped down as the Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation” and “this was done in the best interest of the House and the country at large, in order to let peace reign.

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“I am glad that the Speaker made it clear this was my decision.

“I humbly call on my friends and responsible media platforms to allow me some peace at this time and not give in to the noise and propaganda that is bound to follow this announcement”, he maintained.

He further congratulated his successor, Rep. Mustapha Dawaki and expressed appreciation to Dogara and his colleagues in the House of Representatives.

“It has been a rare privilege to serve first as the Chairman House Committee on Finance and until now as Chairman of the Appropriation Committee.

“I will continue to serve my people and our country in my capacity as a member of the House of Representatives and will continue to support its leadership, in the collective interest of our country and its people,” he said.

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