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BuhariBuhari sends 2016 budget of agenciesto Senate for approval


– President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the 2016

budget proposal of government agencies to the

Senate for consideration

– The request is in accordance with the Fiscal

Responsibility Act 2007

– Other agencies listed include, Central Bank of

Nigeria, Radio Nigeria, Nigerian Television

Authority, Nigerian Ports Authority, Federal Airport

Authority of Nigeria, and Securities and Exchange

Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, July 19,

requested the Senate consideration and passage of

the 2016 budgets for the NigerianNational Petroleum

Corporation (NNPC) and 30 ther agencies to the

Senate for consideration.

The request which was contained in a letter was read

by the Senate president, Dr Bukola Saraki at plenary

session of the Upper chamber, in accordance with

the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007, The Punch reports.

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The agencies inlude the Bureau of Public Enterprises,

National Agencies for Science and Engineering

Infrastructure, Nigerian Airspace Management

Agency, Nigerian Shippers Council, and the National

Maritime Authority.

Also included in the list were Raw Materials Research

and Development Council, National Sugar

Development Council, Nigerian Postal Service,

Nigerian Ports Authority, Federal Airport Authority of

Nigeria, and Securities and Exchange Commission.

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