The Speaker of Abia State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chinedum Enyinnaya Orji, has warned all Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the State against any expenditure of government funds without appropriation.
The Speaker advised them to attend the committee sittings to defend their various budgets.
Orji handed down the warning while declaring open the 2020 Budget Defence for the Ministries, Departments and Agencies in Abia State, held at the Assembly complex in Umuahia, the state capital on Tuesday.
He said, “All Ministries, Departments and Agencies must come to the House of Assembly to defend their respective budgets. That is the requirement of the law.
“It is important that the Accountant General and his team ensure that all monies are appropriated. For you to avoid…