Reps to probe Jonathan, Buhari over N11.1bn Aso Rock clinic budget


By Sola Ogundipe, Clifford Ndujihe & Emman Ovuakporie
ABUJA — THE House of Representatives, yesterday, resolved to set up an Ad-hoc committee to investigate former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari’s N11.1 billion State House Clinic budgets between 2015-2017.

Buhari and Jonathan

The House unanimously agreed to carry out the investigation, sequel to a motion entitled: ‘’Need to investigate the deplorable condition of the State House Clinic and the alleged deductions from the salaries and allowances of the medical staff”, moved by Rep. Henry Archibong, PDP, Akwa Ibom.

The House also commended the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, for bringing the issue to Public glare.

In his submission on the motion, the lawmaker, who said the clinic has, over the years, been receiving annual budgetary allocations to procure equipment to function optimally, noted that in…

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