According to Premium Times, the leadership of Nigeria’s National Assembly has decided to publish the budget of the federal legislature after several years of lawmakers keeping the annual document a secret.
The report says the lawmakers reached the decision at the meeting of the joint leadership of the Nigerian Senate and the House of Representatives.
The meeting, which was held at the Maitama-Abuja residence of Senate President Bukola Saraki, began late on Monday, May 8 and ended just after midnight.
A source said: “It is now certain. The budget of the National Assembly will be laid this morning, the leaders of the National Assembly, Senate and the House of Representatives have decided. The Speaker was also here.”