2016 Budget: Budget Ministry MDAs partner on Inputs

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In a move to provide further technical support aimed at improving the quality of inputs into the preparation of the 2016 budget, the Ministry of Budget and National Planning has commenced bilateral meetings with Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
This development was disclosed Thursday through a statement issued by the Ministry’s Assistant Director incharge of Press, Salisu B. Haiba.
Haiba stated that a Help Desk has been established by the Ministry to provide hands-on technical support to MDAs’ core teams involved in the preparation of Budgets to clean up their completed Zero Base Budget (ZBB) templates.
According to the statement: “Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning explained that The session would also be used to build capacity of MDAs core teams on the process of consolidating all MDAs inputs into a single Ministry submission.
“The Help Desk is composed of officials of Ministry of Budget and National Planning and the Federal Public Administration Reform Programme Nigeria (FEPAR), team of consultants. The meeting which has commenced Wednesday, December 2, 2015 will last till Sunday, December 6, 2015 at the Banquet Hall, State House, Abuja. A schedule for the appearances of all the MDAs has already been designed and communicated to them.