President Buhari Meets With National Assembly Leadership to resolve 2016 budget discrepancies
Written by Morenike Adebayo on April 27, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the leadership of the National Assembly where they reached a compromise on the 2016 budget.
The meeting had in attendance, the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. Also present was the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Mr Udo Udoma.
The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, told State House correspondents after the close door meeting that both parties have agreed on the way forward, adding that the process will be completed and the budget signed in a matter of days.
Earlier in the day, the Speaker of the House of Reps held a closed door meeting with the President in Abuja on the same matter.