2017 budget: Nigerian MDAs risk huge cuts over misappropriation of budgetary funds

Presentation of 2017 Budget Proposal;, I crave the kind indulgence of the National Assembly to grant me the slot of 1000hrs on Wednesday, 14th December, 2016 to formally address a Joint Session of the National Assembly on the 2017 Budget Proposal and our plans to get the Country out of recession;, Please extend, Mr. Senate President the assurances of my highest regards to the Distinguished Senators as I look forward to addressing the Joint Session;,  Yours Sincerely, (Signed) Muhammadu Buhari;, Acknowledgment;, The Senate President acknowledged the presence of the Staff and Students of Voyage International School, Sun-city Estate. Abuja who were in the gallery to observe Senate Proceedings;, Petition;, Rising on Rule 41, Senator Oluremi S. Tinubu (Lagos Centrals drew the attention of the Senate to  a petition from Fredorosa Casollini Limited on behalf of Ikara Community, Edo State, over unabated massive oil pollution and environmental degradation. She urged the Senate to look into Petition laid and accordingly referred to the committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions;, [Rule 41 (3)] to report within two (2) weeks;, (SENATE IN PLENARY);, The Senate President reported that the Senate in the Committee of the Whole considered the Report of the Committee on Independent National Electoral Commission on the Independent National Electoral Commission Act 2010 (Amendment) Bill. 2()16 and approved as follows;, Clause 18 [(I) – (II)(a)(i)] As Amended;, Further consideration of the Bill deferred to another Legislative Day;, Question: That the Senate do approve the Report of the Committee of the Whole – Resolved

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