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Lawmakers Who Padded 2016 Budget Will Never Go Free – EFCC


All Federal lawmakers indicted in the budget padding controversy will not go free, EFCC’s Deputy Director, Operations, Ilayasu Kwarbai, has stated.

Speaking before a coalition of Civil Society Organizations, CSOs, in Abuja, he said the arm of the law will always catch up with corrupt Nigerians.

“Anybody who is involved in corruption, no matter how highly placed he or she is, we don’t cover any person, once we have received a petition, investigates it and once the person is indicted, we invite the accused and on the case of the budget padding, they will never go free

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“The issue of padding in the National Assembly in which some allegations have been raised against the Speaker and some other persons, we are already in receipt of petitions from some other members of the public and investigation is going on in Abuja.

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