• Reps has no power to insert projects in budget – SERAP tells Dogara

    Reps has no power to insert projects in budget – SERAP tells Dogara

    Against the background of allegations of budget padding and abuse of public trust by the leadership of the House of Representatives, the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has told the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, that, “There is absolutely no constitutional provisions that grant to members or leaders of the House of Representatives the power to insert projects in the budget.”

    The organization said “the idea of members of the National Assembly allocating projects to their constituencies […]