Senate Begins Public hearing on 2017 Budget
In a bid to make the National Budgeting process an all-inclusive activity for Nigerians, The National Assembly has begun the joint public hearing on the 2017 National Budget.
According to the Senate, the Budget Hearing aims at creating room for analysis, discourse and enlightenment on the basic recommendation and budget policies of the Nation.
While delivering his speech, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki observed that the Public hearing of the 2017 budget is the first of its kind,.. Adding that it came when the Country was at critical stages in National Development.
In her remarks the Honorable Minister of state for budget and planning, Aisha Shamsuna Ahmed, noted that Effort has been made to ensure the 2017 Budget is in line with the recovery & growth plan as it is designed to expand the capacity between the public and the Private sector
The three day budget hearing which begins today would come to a close on the 15th of February 2017.