Nigeria’s Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has mandated the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori to make details of the 2019 National Assembly budget available for passage into law along with the national budget estimates.

In the mandate which is contained in a letter addressed to Sani-Omolori and dated  March 26, 2019, Saraki ordered that the full details of the National Assembly budget with necessary line items should be made open.

The letter, which was signed by the Chief of Staff to the Senate President, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed and titled “Subject: NASS Budget Details” also requested that the details of the budget be made ready for passage when the Senate resumes sitting next week.

“The President of the Senate has asked me to request you to please ensure that the NASS Budget Details with all the line items are ready for passage along with the National Budget when Senate resumes next week. Thank you,” the letter read in part.