Reps Invite Adeosun, Udoma, Emefiele, AGF Over Padded 2016 Budget


The House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, yesterday, revealed plans to hold budget session with Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance and Udoma Udo Udoma, Minister of Budget and Planning on the 2016 budget proposal to explain how it was filled with so many errors.

Also invited by the committee are Godwin Emefiele, Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN; Accountant General of the Federation, AGF, and Director-General of Budget Office of the Federation.

While giving an update on the presentation of the 2016 budget, Abdulmumin Jibrin, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations, confirmed that the budget proposals of the MDAs being presented by all the standing committees had been harmonised with their Senate counterparts.

“We also have pending issues on the 2015 budget, so they have to come with 2015 budget performance and then we will go into special session,” he said.