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CACOL slams NASS over N13 billion budget for ‘refreshments, travels and welfare’

The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership (CACOL) has responded to the N13 billion appropriation for the National Assembly as passed by the legislature on Thursday, stating that the budget is apparently a ‘budget of agony’. Describing the budget for the NASS as insensitive, gluttonous and selfish, Mr. Debo Adeniran, the Executive Chairman of CACOL said that, should the acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo assent to it as passed by the legislators, then, it would confirm that the Executive and the Legislature are in cahoots to continue to keep the vast majority of Nigerians in perpetually in pains. The NASS had last week passed the 2017 Appropriation bill for the Presidency to assent to. The budget estimates totals in N7.441trillion with NASS estimates standing at the humongous level of 13bn.

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