"Try Confront Me Publicly, If You're Not Afraid Me" - Buhari dares National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has dared the national assembly to confront him publicly on capital projects .

The Cable quoted him as saying this on Tuesday when he hosted the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) led by Hameed Ali , comptroller -general of the Nigeria Customs Service.

The president wondered what members of the national assembly have been doing, even when some of them have spent over a decade as lawmakers .

“This year and last year ’ s budget I took to the national assembly was the highest in capital projects – more than 1 .3 trillion naira. Let anybody come and confront me publicly in the national assembly , ” he said.

“What have they been doing ? Some of them have been there for 10 years. What have they been doing?”

The national assembly had disagreed with Buhari over the purchase of $ 496 million Tucano aircraft from the US without its approval .

Buhari later wrote to the senate and house of reps on April 13 , for approval for the payment of the aircraft .

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