Appear Before N’Assembly for Budget Defence, Buhari Orders Ministers, Others
The President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd . ) , has ordered ministers and other heads of Federal Government’ s Ministry , Department and Agencies to appear before relevant committees of the National Assembly for budget defence .
The National Assembly especially its committees had always clashed with heads of MDAs over non – appearance by ministers and top FG officials at budget defence sessions .
Buhari , while presenting the 2021 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday , thanked the current 9 th Assembly for maintaining a cordial relationship with the Executive .
The President , therefore , ordered heads of MDAs to be “ personally available for budget defence . ”
Meanwhile , Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila , stated that henceforth , FG officials would not be allowed into venues of hearings with their armed security guards .