Leadership of the All Progressives Congress has intervened in the crisis at the House of Representatives over allegations of budget padding against the speaker Yakubu Dogara.
 
This comes a day after Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin submitted documents to anti-graft agencies to prove his allegations against the speaker and three other principal officers of the house.
 
The Speaker of the House, Yakubu Dogara was not at the meeting which was presided over by Lawal Shuaibu, who is the Deputy National Chairman of the party in charge of the north.

Following the removal of Jibrin as the Chairman Committee on Appropriation, there have been various accusations and counter accusations on 2016 budget padding.

Jibrin petitioned the EFCC, ICPC and the acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris to probe the alleged budget padding.