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We Did Not Assent To A Padded Budget- FG Says


The Federal government has said that despite the ongoing allegations and counter-allegations of padding the 2016 budget by some members of the House of Representatives, it did not assent to a padded budget.
Speaking at the Abuja Town hall meeting yesterday August 9th, the Minister of Budget and National Planning Udoma Udo Udoma said the budget that was signed by President Buhari on May 6th was well scrutinized and passed the due process of appropriation at the National Assembly.

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“We did not assent to a padded budget. The budget followed through the various stages of preparation and scrutiny and appropriation before it was signed into law.’’‎he said

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