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Gbajabiamila denied using public funds to celebrate his mother’s birthday in Dubai

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The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila has denied reports that he used public funds to take 300 guests to Dubai; for his mother’s birthday saying it ‘is categorically false’.

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The Speaker in a statement on Tuesday said his mother’s birthday which was celebrated in Dubai was strictly for family members; and a few childhood friends for which no public funds were appropriated or expended.

“The story carried by Sahara Reporters on Monday, March 2, 2020; alleging that the Speaker of the House of Representatives; Femi Gbajabiamila used public funds to take 300 guests to Dubai; for his mother’s birthday is categorically false.

“The Speaker; his family; and a few friends were in Dubai to celebrate the 90th birthday anniversary of Alhaja Lateefat Olufunke Gbajabiamila, the Speaker’s mother.

“For the records, this event was strictly for family members; and a few childhood friends for which no public funds were appropriated or expended.

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“Indeed not a single politician or a legislator was present at the event.” He said

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