Budget committees to submit report before Friday

Posted by News Express | 17 February 2016 | 2,640 times

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday, urged all committees on budget defence to submit their reports and defence same before the House committee on Appropriation between Wednesday and Friday.

This is contained in statement by Rep. Abdulmunin Jibrin (Kano-APC), Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, in Abuja.

The statement said that the submission of the reports was to ensure that the second week of March deadline for passage of the 2016 Appropriation Bill was met.

“This development is to allow Appropriation Committee extra time to work on the budget and guarantee an error-free budget and make a good delivery to Nigerians at the end of the day.

“The following committees - Foreign Affairs, Road safety, Local Content and FCT- made very powerful presentations and others are expected to deliver between today and Friday.

“The primary objective of this is to eliminate errors and waste that may be associated with the 2016 budget.” (NAN)

•Photo shows Speaker Dogara.

Source: News Express

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