International Journal of Advanced Educational Research

International Journal of Advanced Educational Research


International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
International Journal of Advanced Educational Research
Vol. 4, Issue 4 (2019)

Issues relating to budget padding in Nigerian


Okuma N Camillus, Kuma Ijeoma Juliet

This study is aimed at evaluating the budgetary issues relating budget padding of 2016 using data collected from different sectors of economy in Anambra state, the study employed survey research design. Questionnaires and personal interview method were used in data collection. Frequency table and percentage were used in analyzing the data collected. The findings of the study are as follows; Budget Padding has no significant impact on the Nigerian economy, the role played by the legislative arm of government in 2016 Budget Padding was not constitutional, the executive did not participate in the planning of 2016 Budget Padding. Hence, the study recommends as follows; the government should employ staff that will be checkmating the activities of the office of budget sector, the legislative should be excising the power as invested on them by the constitution in such a way and manner that shall be beneficial to the masses and the nation of large, the budget can only be influenced when such action can benefit the economic growth and development of that country and the executive should be exposed on the issues relating to budgeting and also employ skilled personnel that are conversant with budgetary issues.
Pages : 100-104