COVID-19: Save economy, reduce billions budgeted for your feeding, travels, luxury vehicles, Atiku tells Buhari, Osinbajo
Save economy, reduce billions budgeted for your feeding, travels, luxury
vehicles, Atiku tells Buhari, Osinbajo
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has said that the revised version of the 2020 budget a paltry difference of N71 billion was grossly insignificant to heal the ailing economy.
It will be recalled that the Federal Executive Council, FEC chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari in a virtual meeting on Wednesday cut down the 2020 budget from N10. 594 trillion signed into law to N10. 523 trillion, leaving a difference of about N71.5 billion. Also read: COVID-19:
Atiku urges prayers for Dokpesi, family,
others The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zaniab Ahmed had told the State House
Correspondents after the meeting that the development saw the inclusion of new
expenditures into the budget to mitigate the effect of coronavirus pandemic
which was not envisaged when the original budget was prepared.