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President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the National Assembly to consider and pass the statutory budgets

President Muhammadu Buhari is asking the National Assembly to consider and pass the statutory budgets of the Federal Capital Territory and the Niger Delta Development Commission before June 13.

He said that the passage of the budgets would enable them to execute their statutory mandate.

The President made the appeal at a Democracy Day Dinner in honour of the Federal lawmakers and held at the Presidential Villa on Monday.

“I am conscious that on June 9, 2016, the National Assembly will complete one legislative year.

“May I appeal to you to consider and pass these submitted bills particularly the statutory budget of the Federal Capital Territory and the Niger Delta Development Commission’s budget.

“These bodies cannot execute their statutory mandate nor incur expenditure unless their budgets are approved by the National Assembly,” he told the gathering. Read More

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