A presidential aide, Senator Ita Enang, has expressed concern over the National Assembly’s silence on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for consideration of security agencies’ budgets ahead of the 2019 General Elections.
The three top officials of the Federal Government are appearing before the Joint National Assembly Panel on INEC to clarify the N189 billion budget for the 2019 elections by the electoral body
The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; the Leader of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; and the Presidential Liaison Officer (Senate), Dr. Ita Enang, on Monday met behind closed doors over the need for the National Assembly, especially the…
Enang and Senator Ahmed Lawan, Senate Majority Leader, gave this indication while addressing State House correspondents shortly after a closed-door meeting with Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday in Abuja.
The duo met in Abuja at the residence of Tinubu, a day after Akpabio also met with President Muhammadu Buhari in London
The appeal was made by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters, Senator Ita Enang at a news conference in Lagos.
Akpabio had during the week had a meeting with Osinbajo in the Presidential Villa
Among the requests is the supplementary budget for the 2019 general election and purchase of Tucano jests from the United States of America.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, confirmed this development while briefing State House correspondents in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, made the disclosure on Thursday in an interview with the News Agency in Abuja.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, gave the assurance to the News Agency of Nigeria at the ongoing convention arena.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, confirmed this development to State House Correspondents in Abuja on Friday.
Enang, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly matters (Senate), stated this when he addressed State House correspondents on the controversy surrounding the approval of the security fund by the president.
It would be recalled that Senate on July 4, 2017 resolved to suspend all issues relating to confirmation of nominees submitted by the executive over what it termed as a move to reduce its legislative powers.
Some of the alleged fraud included the $2.1 billion arms purchase scandal allegedly involving a former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki; and several allegations against the former Minister of Petroleum Resources in…