Suspended House of Representatives member, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has accused members of the Lower Legislative Chambers of illegally collecting N10m monthly.
The Kano lawmaker who recently accused the Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara and other of padding the 2016 budget. jibrin made the claim on Saturday while addressing reporters in Abuja.
Jibrin vowed to ensure that Dogara and other principal members of the lower chamber involved in the alleged padding are jailed.
He said until the right thing was done to address the problem of corruption in the House, he will keep talking.
Jibrin noted that if the alleged corruption in the lower legislative chambers was addressed, ninety percent of Nigeria’ s problems would have been solved because the lawmaker’s oversight fuctuons cut across all sectors of the country.
He said, “Members collect about N10 million every month. In the past from when I came into the National Assembly till date, there has been a situation where N10 million has been collected, sometimes between N10 to about N20 million monthly.
“There is this joke that everybody knows me with it in the National Assembly that I used to tell them in the house that only footballers and basket ballers are known to collect such allowances.