Fidelity bank banner UBA banner
Presidency receives clean budget details

By News Express on 03/05/2016

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 1,994


The Presidency last night received the report of the committee set up to look into the contentious areas in the 2016 budget.

The committee was constituted at the end of the meeting of President Muhammdu Buhari with the leadership of the National Assembly last Tuesday.

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, led the executive arm in the committee and the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun Suleimon, was in charge of the legislature.

Contacted around 8pm, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, said they were about to receive the document.

“I cannot be definite that I have collected or I have not because we are still about to collect it. We are around them to pick it for our team, the minister, I mean the executive to preview. It is just a preview copy not a copy for transmission.

“I don’t have it with me know but I’m about to collect, I’m optimistic that I will collect it tonight but at this moment, 7:40 p.m., I’ve not collected,” he said.

Around 10pm when our correspondent contacted Enang again, he said they were still waiting for it.

Another Presidency source also corroborated Enang’s statement, saying the committee pledged to submit the document to them last night.

“We’ve been waiting for long, but by 12 midnight, we’ll get the report. They are still panel beating the report,” the source said.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said yesterday that in few days, the 2016 budget implementation would start.

Osinbajo said the budget was ambitious in size and more in its broad range of fiscal and other socio-economic policies. (Daily Trust)

•Photo shows Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma.

Source News Express

Posted 03/05/2016 11:50:51 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Avengers blow up NNPC gas pipeline in Akwa...

Enugu APC seeks sanctions against Ekweremadu

Wike, APC trade blames over Rivers rerun election...

Breast cancer not death sentence, Ambode tells women...

Shi’ite Leader El-Zakzaky arraigned, remanded in prison custody...

N3.2bn Fraud: Ex-Abia Governor Orji Kalu loses bid...

The Devil has infiltrated the church —Primate Nicholas...

Davido regains freedom but late Tagbo’s family cries...

Niger Delta militants cut OPEC output

Ondo Election: Niger Delta youths issue threat •Insist...

Na’Allah highlights stewardship, felicitates with people of Kebbi,...

Suicide bomber blows up self after interception by...

 

Latest News Obi didn’t lie about London houses — Spokesman 2019: Bode George, other South-West leaders warn South-East leaders •Urge support for Atiku/Peter Obi ticket N2.97 billion not accounted for in 2016 audit: Report EFCC detains Fayose over N4.6b slush funds Red Cross begs Boko Haram to free Leah Sharibu, Alice Loksha Fayemi appoints COS, SSG, CPS VP Slot: Obi competent; South East Governors not against him — Gov. Umahi Boko Haram: Senate summons security chiefs Landslide destroys 40 buildings, historical sites in Cross River Court bars INEC, APC from disqualifying Zamfara candidates Hauwa’s execution by Boko Haram barbaric, totally unacceptable, says Adegboruwa We stand on Atiku/Obi ticket — South East former lawmakers

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (406,955 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (382,462 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (314,829 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (257,059 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (237,464 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (224,309 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (204,120 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (185,609 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (170,172 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (165,882 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (161,512 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (149,299 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (67) Business & Economy (3,683) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (946) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (559) Features (659) Global Business Monitor (304) International (2,536) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (145) News (39,678) Opinion (1,124) Pidgin (13) Politics (7,254) Religion (880) Sports (1,731) Stock Watch (35) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

NLNG Prize for Literature 2018

Zenith Zero Balance

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

LIBYA vs NIGERIA 2-3 Goals Highlights

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement