Obaseki canvasses transparent, accountable budgeting process


Edo State governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said that the nation’s budgeting process should be more accountable and transparent.

Governor Obaseki made this known in Benin City on Monday, while addressing participants at the opening of a four-day training organised by the state Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning in collaboration with Open Government Partnership.

The theme of the programme is ‘Train the trainer workshop on participatory budgeting and citizens’ budget.’

He said that one of the major crises in the country was budgeting process but noted that citizens’ budget in his administration was non-negotiable.

“As an entity, whether federal, state or local…

Source: Nigerian Tribune