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Budget Defence: Buhari Grounds Ministers, Others On Foreign Trips

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of international travels by all Cabinet Members and Heads of Government Agencies to enable the Ministers to personally lead the process of Budget defence at the National Assembly.
A statement today, October 12 by the Director of information in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey said that the suspension of such travels will enable functionaries and Agencies of the Executive Arm to provide the required cooperation with the Legislature in order to ensure timely passage of the Appropriation Bill.
“Honourable Ministers who have already secured approval to travel are by this directive, required to revalidate such approvals with Mr. President after confirming the Schedule of Appearances with the relevant Committees of the National Assembly.
“Furthermore, all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have been directed to liaise with the relevant committees of the National Assembly for their Schedules of Budget defence.”
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