2016 Budget Breakdown Will Be Made Public – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki
Senate President Bukola Saraki

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Sunday assured the nation that the National Assembly would make public the details of the 2016 budget.

Speaking through his special assistant to the President of the Senate on Social Media, Bamikole Omishore, the Senate President said that regarding the budget, from 2016, Nigerians would not have to rely on the ‘’falsehood’’ they receive from some online media.



    Saraki said that the decision was in fulfilment of his inaugural promise and efforts to satisfy the demands of many Nigerians who had been appealing for details of the budget to be made public.

    According to him, people would have details of what goes to the management of the National Assembly and what goes to the legislative assembly..

    “As the President of the 8th Senate and Chairman of the National Assembly, I shall be guided by the enormity of the responsibilities that this moment imposes on all of us,” Saraki said.

    He reiterated his commitment to being accessible to the citizens on the dealings of the Senate, adding that he is fully aware of the expectations of Nigerians from him as the head of the red chamber.

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