minister commends National Assembly for passing budget

Former Senator Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the senate screening of new ministers in AbujaThe Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo-Udoma has commended the National Assembly for passing the 2016 budget.

The minister gave the commendation in a statement issued by his Media Adviser, Akpandem James, in Abuja on Wednesday, 23rd March,2016.

He was particularly pleased that the legislature kept the budget within the amount proposed by the Executive arm, especially that the fiscal deficit did not increase.

“I wish to commend the National Assembly for passing the 2016 budget today, I am particularly pleased that they have kept the budget within the amount the executive proposed and the fiscal deficit has not been increased,’’ he said.

 


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