Monday 18 January 2016

Missing #Budget: PDP’s call for Buhari’s impeachment biggest joke of the year – Senate } DailyPost

The Senate, Monday explained why it rejected the second version of the 2016 budget brought to it.

It said the budget failed to meet integrity checks.

The senate also described the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) call for the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari over the budget controversy as the biggest joke of the year.

Senate Leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume who briefed newsmen in Abuja over the controversy surrounding the budget, insisted that there was no need to dissipate energy on the 2016 budget since the Senate was in control of the situation.

He said that nobody ever declared the budget missing, especially when President Buhari did not read the budget off hand.

Explaining why the second version of the budget was rejected, Ndume said that the integrity checks showed that some projects that were not accommodated in the original budget presented by President Buhari were curiously injected into the budget.

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