Barr Mark Jacob 'Circulating different budget is embarrassing', former PDP legal adviser says

The former National Legal Adviser of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Barr Mark Jacob, has said that circulating two different version of budget in the National Assembly by the presidency is a national embarrassment.

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The former National Legal Adviser of the People's Democratic Party (PDP), Barr Mark Jacob, has said that circulating two different version of budget in the National Assembly by the presidency is a national embarrassment.

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has acknowledged that the SSA to the President on National Assembly matters, Sen Ita Enang, circulated a budget version different from the one President Muhammadu Buhari tabled at the red chamber.

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But Barr Mark Jacob, a former commission for Justice in Kaduna state told Pulse that there is substance to the issue of the missing budget in the  Senate.  He said: "The official position of the Senate indicting the SSA to the President on National Assembly matters for circulating a budget different from what his Principal presented to the Senate settles the back and forth debate."

"Truly this whole incident is not just a national  embarrassment but scary," Barr Mark Jacob said. He said it was the first time in Nigeria's history such a thing had happened which invariably portray the present administration's inadequacies. 

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