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Buhari lobbies National Assembly on passage of 2016 budget

15 March 2016, 12:04

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has intensified moves to get the 2016 budget passed into law without further hitches and delay by the National Assembly.

Buhari it was learnt met with the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, and his House of Representatives counterpart, Hon. Jibrin Abdulmumin in a bid to ensure that all impediments surrounding the passage of the budget were laid to rest.

Also read: Buhari sacks Budget Director over discrepancies

Buhari during the meeting sought the cooperation of the two lawmakers on the smooth passage of the budget.

Buhari also appealed to the appropriation committee chairmen of both chambers to help him smoothen all the rough edges of the budget and lobby their colleagues to pass it into law without further delay.

Buhari told the committee chairmen to feel free to come to him at any time they felt his attention was required.

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