Nigerians react to NASS 2017 budget details, commend Saraki

Nigerians react to NASS 2017 budget details, commend Saraki

The National Assembly made history on Thursday, May 11, when it released details of its 2017 budget.

This was in fulfillment of a promise made by Senate President Bukola Saraki to stop NASS from operating an opaque budget.

This is the first time Nigeria's political history that the National Assembly revealed a breakdown of its proposed budget for the year 2017.

In the budget, Senate was allocated N31bn while House of Representatives was allocated N49bn.

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OpenNASS: Nigerians react to NASS 2017 budget details

Nigerians are happy that Saraki kept to his promise and have taken to social media to react to the news. Some are not too pleased that the NASS budget was raised from N115bn to N125bn.

NAIJ.com has gathered some of the reactions.

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Watch this NAIJ.com TV video of Nigerians sharing their opinion on whether the Nigerian Senate should be scrapped or kept.

Source: Naij.com

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