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Budget implementation: Senate demands details of funds released to MDAs for 2012

Channels Television  
Updated September 28, 2012

The controversy over the implementation of the 2012 budget seems not settled yet, as the Chairman Senate Committee on Rules and business, Senator Ita Enang, has accused the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) of failing to present to the national assembly details of the funds released to Ministries, Agencies and Departments (MDAs).

Briefing journalists in Abuja, on Friday, Senator Enang stated the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF) is required by law in the Appropriation Act, to present to the national assembly details of the funds released to government ministries, agencies and departments.

However, the Senator noted that the AGF has failed to do this, and in essence giving rise to the controversy of the performance of the budget.

According to him, the executive has thereby breached provisions of the 2012 Appropriation Act.