Abuja - Abdulmumin Jibrin, the Kano lawmaker at the centre of the unfolding budget padding scandal, has reportedly confessed that he received N650 million in illegal allowances.
According to Premium Times, Jibrin said he was also a beneficiary of a questionable office maintenance allowance for members of the House of Representatives.
He said he regretted taking the loot, adding that he would explain how he used the money.
Jibrin said this a day after he accused 10 principal officers of sharing more than N10 billion in fraudulent proceeds.
"I have records and account of how I spent every penny that I have taken, In fact, it has been published in a 150-page book. However, I have never been comfortable with the money," he was quoted as saying.
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- News24 Nigeria