SAHARANEWS – President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) says he is overwhelmed with joy as majority of his party members won in the senatorial election and is looking forward to a mutual and effective working relationship with the ninth Senate and House of Representatives toward improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle.
President Buhari stated this when his old school mates paid him a congratulatory visit on Monday, March 11th over his re-election for a second term, at his home in Daura, Katsina state.
He recounted how the delay in the passage of budgets hindered timely execution of projects across the country.
With the victory of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the presidential election and majority seats in the ninth Senate, President Buhari expressed confidence that more work will be done to improve the efficiency of the budgetary process.
The President told his classmates in the 1953 set of Katsina Middle School, Daura, led by Senator Abba Ali, that it is on record that the 2018 budget proposals submitted to the National Assembly on November 7, 2017, was passed after seven months.
President Buhari also assured his classmates that the Executive arm of government, under his watch, will strive towards effective implementation of national budgets while promoting transparency and accountability.
President Buhari also showed his appreciation to his old school colleagues for the ‘reunion’, commending their interest and useful suggestions on advancing the nation’s prosperity and stability.