Nigerian Senate passes N9.1trillion 2018 budget.

The Senate increased the proposal of
N8.612 trillion presented by President
Muhammadu Buhari in December, 2017
to N9.120trn.
Recall that the report was laid before the
Senate on Tuesday, May 15, while the
lawmakers considered and adopted it at
an extended plenary for Wednesday, May
The 2018 budget has been on the front
burner in recent times as many people
have blamed the National Assembly for
purposely delaying the budget as using it
as a tool against the executive.
However, the National Assembly had
maintained that the delays were due to
the ministries, departments and agencies
of government (MDAs) who have failed
to submit their details within the
stipulated time.
The president of the Senate and head of
the National Assembly, Dr Bukola Saraki
had assured that the budget will be
treated with the uttermost urgency
which it deserves..NAIJ media had reported that
President Muhammadu Buhari was urged
to remove all illegal allowances inserted
by federal lawmakers in the 2018 budget,
by a human rights organisation, Human
and Environmental Development Agenda
(HEDA Resource Centre),
Premium Times reported the group to
have made the plea in a letter written to
the president, which was signed by its
chairman, Olanrewaju Suraju...

Nigerian Senate passes N9.1trillion 2018 budget. Nigerian Senate passes
N9.1trillion 2018 budget. Reviewed by Ojo Ayomiotan Daniel,Tech savvy, c.e.o of Ayomiteblog media on May 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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