Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Renews Claims that 2020 Budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari will further impoverish Nigerians

Written by on October 10, 2019

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has again renewed it claims that the N10.7
trillion 2020 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National
Assembly will further impoverish Nigerians and mortgage the future of the nation.

The party in a communique through its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan, urged the
legislature to redirect the fiscal proposal to serve the interest of majority of
Nigerians.

According to the opposition party, the core of the budget remains “hazy, showing
streaks of padding, fraudulent duplication, replete with false performance indices,
deceptive projections and inexplicable expenditure assertions which create
openings for continued looting of national patrimony by leaders of the All
Progressives Congress (APC) and persons close to the Presidency.

Similarly , the Senator representing Abia-South Senatorial District in the Senate,
Enyinnaya Abaribe, described the 2020 budget as a budget of taxation and one
one that is not sustainable.

Speaking at the Senate plenary,the senator urged the parliamentarians to look
into the budget, stressing that the nation is still struggling.

 


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