Senator Abdul Ningi Alleges Senate Attempting Arrest Over Budget Padding Claims

Senator Abdul Ningi has accused the Senate of attempting to arrest him following his allegations of budget padding amounting to N3.7 trillion in the 2024 appropriation budget. Ningi made these claims during an interview on Arise Television.

The Senator’s disclosure comes in the wake of his suspension by the Senate for three months due to his assertion that projects worth N3.7 trillion in the 2024 budget were untraceable.

In his interview, Ningi asserted his firm stance, indicating that he would not be deterred despite the Senate’s actions against him. He emphasized the need for transparency and accountability in government spending, highlighting the significance of his findings.

Ningi expressed frustration at the lack of engagement from the Senate regarding his evidence and documents supporting his claims. He asserted that his allegations were not unfounded and called for a fair and open discussion on the matter.

Furthermore, Ningi warned that the Senate’s attempts to silence or arrest him would not prevent the truth from coming to light. He emphasized the gravity of the situation, suggesting that the issues raised were beyond anyone’s control, signaling potential repercussions for those involved.

The Senator’s allegations shed light on the internal dynamics and controversies within the Senate, underscoring the challenges of ensuring transparency and accountability in government processes. As the situation unfolds, the calls for thorough investigations and accountability measures are likely to intensify, reflecting the importance of upholding integrity and credibility in legislative proceedings.

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