The former chairman of the appropriation committee of the house of representatives has said the DSS saved him from an alleged plot of kidnap by Dogara
Speaking in an official statement on Tuesday in Abuja, the sacked chairman, house of representatives committee on appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin, has revealed that the Department of State Services (DSS) saved him from the alleged plot of kidnap by speaker of the house, Yakubu Dogara.
According to a report on TheCable News, Jibrin said Dogara did not conceive the idea alone, alleging that Yusuf Lasun, deputy speaker; Al Hassan Doguwa, chief whip; and Leo Ogor, minority speaker, were also in the know.
The embattled lawmaker who said his lawyers had to come to his aid by seeking ‘maximum protection’ from the DSS and police, expressed confidence that the All Progressives Congress (APC) would put pressure on Dogara to reconvene the house and face his ‘imminent prosecution’.
“The QUARTET of Speaker Dogara and others were determined to abduct or kidnap me until few days ago when my lawyers requested and got maximum protection for me from the DSS and police.
“I am confident that the party will do the rightful thing by throwing its weight to support our resolve to wipe out corrupt people and institutional corruption in the house and prevail or direct Speaker Yakubu Dogara, deputy speaker Yusuf Lasun, whip Alhassan Doguwa and minority leader Leo Ogor to reconvene the house immediately and Step aside to face their imminent prosecution and save the party and our dear country further embarrassment,” the statement read in part.