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Reps query UBEC over pre-budgetary spending



THE House of Representatives Committee on Basic Education yesterday queried the Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, over pre-budgetary spending which violated the Fiscal Responsibility Act.

The Committee on Universal Basic Education, led by Zakari Mohammed, APC, Baruten/Kaiama Federal Constituency, issued the query during an interactive session with the leadership of the commission to appraise the 2016 budget performance, in line with its oversight responsibilities.

The Director of Finance win the commission, Mohammed Sambo, while responding to a question by a member of the committee, gave the indication that the commission had received almost 92% of the 2016 budget allocation with 100% utilisation.

Vanguard, October 14

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