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OUR COUNTRY, OUR BUDGET (A critical Analysis of Nigeria's budgeting system)

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An Extract From ALECTURE
Delivered by Senator representing Abia South Senatorial District, at the 2015 Faculty of social sciences Annual lecture, University of Benin on the 19th of August 2015.

Brief Biography 
Senator Eyinnaya Harcourt Abaribe 
is a Nigerian politician Born March 3, 1955 who was elected to the Abia-South Senatorial District of AbiaState in the Senate ofNigeria in April 2007.He went to the University of Benin, where he received a bachelor's degree economics in 1979 and a master's degree in economics in 1982. He lectured at Edo State University from 1982 until 1985. 
"A budget simply means a statement of intention and a guide to the achievement of the fiscal and monetary goals of the government for the period in question. Wikipedia defines it as a 'quantitative expression of a plan for a defined period of time'. In other words,  a spending plan to achieve a desired result.