Text of 2022 BUDGET SPEECH Titled: Budget of Economic Growth and Sustainability Delivered By President Muhammadu Buhari At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Thursday, October 7, 2021

PROTOCOLS   1. It is my great pleasure to be here once again to present the 2022 Federal Budget Proposals to this distinguished Joint Session of the National Assembly. 2. Distinguished and Honourable leaders, and members of the National Assembly, let me start by commending you for the expeditious consideration and passage of the Supplementary Appropriation Bill 2021. This further underscores your commitment to our collective efforts to contain the COVID-19 Pandemic and address the various security challenges facing our country. 3. I will also take this opportunity to thank…

Nigeria @61: Akande-Sadipe rekindles Nigerians’ hopes

Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has rekindled the hopes of Nigerians at home and in the diaspora in the Nation. Celebrating Nigeria at 61, Akande-Sadipe called on Nigerians to join hands across tribal divides and work for a Nigeria, where there is peace, love and equity. She prayed God would favour the Nation with His Grace and Blessing, while he leads her leaders aright. “I pray that God would favour this Nation with his Grace, Blessing and Lead us right”. She furher expressed optimism in…

We ‘ll do everything to protect Nigerians abroad,says Senate President

The President of the Senate, Senator Ahmed Lawan has restated the Assembly’s commitment to the welfare and well-being of Nigerians living anywhere in the Diaspora. The Senate President stated this during the official presentation  of a compendium entitled ” +600 Diaspora icons at 60″ by Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission and Management Staff in Abuja.  Lawan commended the doggedness, passion and determination of the NIDCOM boss in bringing diaspora issues to the front burner right from her days in the Parliament and now as Chairman/CEO, NIDCOM. On…

2022 Budget : Makinde presents N294.5bn to Oyo Assembly  …. Says budget will promote development, as capital expenditure hits 52.97 %

The Oyo State Governor ,Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday, presented a budget in the sum of N294.5 billion to the State House of Assembly for the 2022 fiscal year. The governor, who christened the document,  ‘Budget of growth and opportunities,’ said that his administration was determined to move the state from poverty to prosperity. Governor Makinde in a statement by  his Chief Press Secretary, Taiwo Adisa, said: “Last year, we presented to you our budget on Continued Consolidation. I had a chance to present to you a report of our accomplishments over…

Nasarawa Assembly passes Judiciary Financial Autonomy bill into law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed into law ” A Bill for a Law to Repeal and Re- Enact the Nasarawa State Judiciary Financial Management Law and Other Matters Connected Therewith. The Speaker of Nasarawa state House of Assembly,Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi announced the passage of the bill into law during the House proceedings yesterday in Lafia. Balarabe Abdullahi said that the bill if assented to by Gov. Abdullahi Sule will ensure the financial autonomy of the judicial arm of government . According to him, ” A Bill…

PDP still remains party to beat –Senator Olujimi

Senator representing Ekiti South at the National Assembly, Sen. Biodun Olujimi, has maintained that the major opposition party,People’s Democratic Party (PDP) still waxing stronger despite the defections currently being suffered by the party. she added that the defections would not affect the party chances of winning elections. Sen.Olujimi said those who defected to other parties might have personal reasons for leaving, expressing hope that they would soon return to the umbrella fold. Speaking with Members of National Assembly New Media in her office on Thursday, Chief Olujimi, who was the…

Nigerian Law Enforcement system aids impunity of Human Traffickers – Hon Akande-Sadipe

The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Diaspora, Hon.Tolulope Akande-Sadipe has berated the Nigerian law enforcement agencies, the Police Force and the weak Judicial system, which in turn has indirectly aided the high level of impunity by human trafficking and forced labour offenders in Nigeria. The Oluyole Federal Constituency representative said this in her keynote address during a joint-capacity building retreat held for House of Representatives members of the committee on Diaspora, Foreign Affairs and Human rights in Abuja. She noted that Nigerian courts and the Police Force continue to…

Rep Akande-Sadipe Congratulates Olubadan@93 

Member of the Green Chamber, representing Oluyole Federal Constituency, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe  congratulates the Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji Aje Ogungunniso I on his 93rd birthday. In a statement signed by her Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr. Olamilekan Olusada, the House of Representatives member congratulated the revered Ibadan monarch,  as he celebrates Gods grace on his 93rd. The statement read, “The House of Representatives Member, representing  Oluyole Federal Constituency, Hon. Tolulope Akande-Sadipe extolled the many virtues of our royal father”. “No doubt, Kabiyesi has consistently ensured  progress…

INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY : Senate charges Nigerian youths on food security. 

The Nigerian Senate has congratulated Nigerian Youth for their resilience in contributing to National Development coming on the heels of celebration of today, August 12 as International Youth Day, World over and particularly the 2021 edition of the programme. The theme of the International Youth Day 2021 is “Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Plenary Health”. “The relevance of this year’s theme at this period in our national life and development efforts is huge and cannot be over emphasised; especially coming at the time of rising staple food…

Nasarawa Assembly passes Bill to support Gov’s drive for improved IGR,Infrastructure maintenance

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has passed into law a bill for a law for the Establishment of the Nasarawa State Infrastructure Maintenance and Haulage Fee and  other matters connected thereto. The Speaker of the House, Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi announced the passage of the bill into law after the House Leader, Hon. Umar Tanko Tunga moved a motion during the House proceedings in Lafia, Monday. The Speaker said, the bill is aimed at generating revenue for the state where all heavy duty trucks coming into the state are to…