Finally, the National Assembly have come out to say that the details of the 2016 budget has been submitted and sent to the clerk of the Assembly who will then forward the documents to President Buhari for his assent. According to Sen. Danjuma Goje and Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin, who are the Chairmen of the Appropriation committee of the senate and House of Representatives, disclosed this in a joint statement with members of the press.
This is an except of the statement released by the National Assembly reads :
“Being the most important economic policy tool of government, the budget provides a comprehensive statement of our priorities as a nation; and as representatives of the people, the National Assembly remains the appropriate place to ensure that the details of such a document best match our national goals and aspirations. [Read more…]