• National Assembly alone cannot pad budgets – Ex-speaker Na’Abba

    National Assembly alone cannot pad budgets – Ex-speaker Na’Abba

    The former Speaker of House of Representatives, Rt Hon Ghali Na’Abba, has declared that there can be no padding of the national budget without the connivance of the executive arm of government.

    Na’Abba made this revelation while fielding questions from journalists in Kaduna, yesterday.

    He also noted that it was the constitutional responsibility of the National Assembly to make appropriations on the budget submitted to it by the executive.

    “I expect that after 16 years of the return to democracy, Nigerians would understand […]