Nigerian budgeting process, marred by corruption – CLEEN Foundation
01 August 2018 | 8:26 am
Despite gains made in budgeting under the civilian dispensation, CLEEN Foundation on Tuesday criticizes Nigerian budgeting processing, saying it’s marred by corruption.
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