Nigeria/June 14, 2019/Agency Report /No Comment/106 views /nigeria National Assembly to pass budgets within months – Lawan – Premium Times Nigeriashare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancelThe President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, says henceforth the National Assembly will ensure the passage of the nation’s appropriation bills within three months of their submission by the Executive arm of government. Mr Lawan stated this known when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after joining President Muhammadu Buhari to perform the weekly Friday’s Juma’at prayer at the Aso Rock Mosque, Abuja. He, however, expressed the hope that the executive would always ensure early submission of the budget enable the assembly deliberate and pass it in good time. “Well, this is a crucial thing that worries everyone. Every Nigerian wants to see the National Assembly passes the budget in good time and what we have in mind we’ve campaigned with that and it’s something both of us in the National Assembly have bought into – that we’ll pass the budget within three months by the grace of God. ALSO READ Gombe governor-elect inaugurates 30-member transition committee“But I want to say here that it takes two sides of government to pass the budget in good time. “I am sure that the executive side of the government would like to present the budget before the National Assembly in good time – in September or early October. “By the grace of God, we in the National Assembly will ensure that we carry out the budget defence and do the remaining parts of the processes and before we leave for Christmas break, the budget would have been passed and Mr President would have the budget before him to assent,’’ he said. ALSO READ Sudan protesters want civilian as head of new ruling body | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsThe senate president, therefore, called for sacrifice by both the assembly and the executive so as to create “a window for budget defence only, a dedicate period and timeframe- say a month of which only budget defence will be carried out in the national assembly. “It is our desire in the National Assembly that every minister, every chief executive officer of every agency comes to the National Assembly and defence the budget of his agency or her agency before going out of the country. “That window is going to be available within the one month but that is the only window that is going to be available. “After that for example, every minister or head of agency who did not come to defend the budget of that institution, the National Assembly would go ahead to work on such a budget appropriately.’’ ALSO READ Rivers: As INEC rolls out plan, APC calls for redeployment of REC - Vanguard News Nigeria According to Mr Lawan, the national assembly is in a hurry and thirsty to perform and will support Mr Buhari in his efforts to transform the nation’s economy for the benefit of all citizens. He added “I believe that nobody would take pleasure in wasting the time of this administration. “We are in a hurry, we are thirsty to perform, we want to support Mr President, we want to see Mr President achieve those legacies dreams that he has and we are going to work full course and full time to ensure that we give him the maximum support that he requires.’’ (NAN) Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:nigeria share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleBiafra: IPOB raise alarm over the barbaric torture of its family members including a 3 years old baby, unlawfully arrested in Akwa Ibomnext articlePowede Awujo Had a Surprise Baby Shower & We’ve Got the Photos!Related PostsNigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment ‘Abba Kyari Must Go’ Protest Rocks Abuja [PHOTOS]Nigeria/June 24, 2019 /No Comment Why I’m Supporting Tinubu Now – Ex-PDP LawmakerPolice kill “Pencil”, notorious kidnap ring leader during gun battle | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsOlumba Olumba reveals major reason for killings in Nigeria – Daily Post NigeriaSouth-East Govs Reject Miyetti Allah’s Demand For Fulani Vigilante In Igboland27-year-old man commits suicide in Lagos – The Nation NewspaperPolice arrest land grabber with ammunition in Lagos | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsCourt remands three alleged internet fraudsters in EFCC custody#Widow’s day: Foundation embarks on awareness walk in AnambraEight Anti-Inflammatory Foods In Your Kitchen That Should Be In Your Diet Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.