Lagos – Prof. Charles Chukwama Soludo, the former
governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari
of copying the budgets of Goodluck Jonathan’s government.
Herald reported that Solodu made the statement at the 13th Daily
Trust Dialogue in Abuja.
budget is more of the same to the previous ones. Mr. Vice President [Prof. Yemi
Osinbajo]. If you scale your budget on the scale of GDP, it is almost the same
with the previous government,” Soludo stated.
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“It has a
historic 37% deficit as we never had it before. The truth is that you are
borrowing 37% with only 30 per cent on capital project.”
On Tuesday, it was discovered that the hard and soft
copies of the 2016 budget proposal which Buhari presented to the National
Assembly in December 2015 were to
Following the public scandal, the Presidency has since uploaded
the budget proposal online on the website of the budget office to douse to
try and douse the tension.
- News 24