Abuja - The Centre for Social Justice has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to review of the 2015 federal budget in line with current economic realities, Punch reports.
The centre stated that the 2015 budget contained allocations for expenditures, which it described as frivolous.
It also said many of the expenditure heads contained in the fiscal document were unknown to the constitution and should, therefore, be expunged.
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The Senate had passed the 2015 budget on April 28, following the passage of the Appropriation Bill by the House of Representatives on April 23, with an expenditure outlay of N4.493tn, up from the N4.425tn proposed by the Executive.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan had signed the bill into law a few days before he handed over power to Buhari.
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