Sequel to presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill, President @MBuhari has directed the immediate suspension of international travels by all Cabinet Members & Heads of @NigeriaGov Agencies so as to enable Ministers personally lead the process of Budget defence at @nassnigeria.
The suspension of such travels will enable Functionaries and Agencies of the Executive Arm to provide the required cooperation with the Legislature in order to ensure timely passage of the Appropriation Bill.
BUDGET DEFENCE: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUSPENDS INTERNATIONAL TRAVELS FOR CABINET MEMBERS AND HEADS OF GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
Honourable Ministers who have already secured approval to travel are by this directive, required to revalidate such approvals with Mr. President after confirming the Schedule of Appearances with the relevant Committees of the National Assembly.Furthermore, all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) have been directed to liaise with the relevant committees of the National Assembly for their Schedules of Budget defence.
Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation.