The House of Representatives has alleged that the former Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations, ABDULMUMIN JIBRIN fled United Kingdom to avoid being arrested by the anti-graft agencies on his trail for alleged criminal activities.
JIBRIN has promptly denied the allegation and said he returned to the country on the invitation of one of the anti-graft agencies.
The Chairman of the House committee on Federal Capital Territory HERMAN HEMBE, however alleged that JIBRIN was on the run because security agencies were after him in the UK.
The lawmaker who had a running battle with JIBRIN since the budget padding allegations threatened that there will be “no hiding place for him”.
HERMAN HEMBE further said, “I understand that the suspended member of the House, ABDULMUMIN JIBRIN has fled back to Nigeria after report of his ownership of five foreign accounts in Barclays Bank and property located at No. 81, Cotswold Gardens, London, NW2, 1PE in London was published. I wish to remind JIBRIN that there is no longer hiding place for criminals“. End of quote.
JIBRIN last November fled the country over an alleged attempt to assassinate him and kidnap his family because after raising alarm of budget padding against the leadership of the House of Representatives including the Speaker, YAKUBU DOGARA.