Buhari sub­mits bud­gets of NNPC, CBN, FIRS, oth­ers to House

Daily Trust - - NEWS - By Musa Ab­dul­lahi Kr­ishi

Pres­i­dent Muham­madu Buhari has sub­mit­ted the 2016 bud­gets of 38 gov­ern­ment agen­cies in­clud­ing the Nige­ria Na­tional Petroleum Cor­po­ra­tion (NNPC), the Cen­tral Bank of Nige­ria (CBN) and the Fed­eral In­land Rev­enue Ser­vice (FIRS) to the House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives.

This was con­tained in a let­ter ad­dressed to Speaker Yakubu Dog­ara dated June 30 which was read at the com­mence­ment of yes­ter­day’s ple­nary.

Buhari said in the let­ter that the sub­mis­sion was in com­pli­ance with the pro­vi­sions of the FRA. The pres­i­dent how­ever said that in line with the pro­vi­sions of the Act, bud­gets of agen­cies and cor­po­ra­tions that had been pri­va­tized were not in­cluded.

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