Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Nigeria Suspends Passage of 2016 Budget

Members of the National Assembly have suspended the passage of the 2016 budget indefinitely following the discrepancies in figures that has trailed the budget. NASS members had fixed February 25th as the date for the passage of the budget but have shelved it.

This new development was made known‎ at a joint press conference chaired by Sen. Danjuma Goje, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation and Abdulmumin Jibrin, Chairman House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation in Abuja yesterday February 9th.
“We need sufficient time to pass a comprehensive budget that is implementable and also acceptable,” Jibrin said.
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