NNPC, FAAN,FIRS, NPA, 33 Others Get Senate Ultimatum To Submit 2017 Budgets



About 37 federal agencies have been given   week ultimatum  to submit their  2017 budgets  for consideration.

Nigeria’s Senate gave  ultimatum during  plenary  Wednesday following a Point Order raised Senate Leader, Senator Ahmad Lawan.

lawmaker had  drawn   his colleagues   failure  the affected agencies to submit their budgets for  deliberation.

affected agencies  include Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) , Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Nigeria Authority, NPA, NIMASA, CBN, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and (NAFDAC), Bureau of Public Enterprises (), National Maritime Authority (NMA), Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)among others.

While Lawan urged agencies to submit their budgets before Senators commence their annual recess, Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu called on affected agencies to comply with the law.

Senate President Bukola ruled that  affected agencies should submit their  budgets within week so that they could be passed before the annual recess the Senate commences.