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Budget: N’Assembly tackles Osinbajo, says legislature not a rubber stamp

The Senate and the House of Representatives, on Thursday, replied Acting President Yemi Osinbajo over his comments on the 2017 budget after appending his signature to the appropriation bill.

Osinbajo was reported to have queried some “alterations” in the budget by the National Assembly, saying they would affect the plans of the executive to execute the projects that were altered.

A member of the House of Representatives, Mr. Abubakar Lawan, had brought up the Acting President’s post-budget comments on the floor under matters of privilege at the session, which was presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Yakubu Dogara.

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