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Sen Abdullahi calls for audit of NASS budgetary allocation



Sen Abdullahi calls for audit of NASS budgetary allocation

An APC senator representing Nasarawa state, Senator Abdullahi Adamu has called for a forensic audit of budgetary allocations to the National Assembly.

Adamu told newsmen on Sunday night, that the call became necessary after Senate President Bukola Saraki refused to step down after his defection from the ruling All progressive Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) adding, that Saraki had something to hide.

“I call for a forensic audit of the finances of the Parliament which has been thoroughly messed up under the President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki.

“We do not know what Saraki’s agenda is. As we go through this tenure of his, the more we see things being unearthed.

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“For him to refuse to move or leave the chair; there must be a reason for it. As the Chairman of the National Assembly, there is so much that he is doing that we want to take a look at.”

Reacting to the call by the ruling APC for the resignation of Saraki as senate president, Adamu said “It is pretty obvious that Saraki’s influence has diminished completely.

“Because he has lost the respect and confidence of majority of senators and well-meaning Nigerians, he’s just latching on to that seat because of the privileges he enjoys.”

Speaking on who succeeds Saraki if he should decide to leave, he said “You do not cross a bridge before you get to it.


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