Obi seeks review of 2024 budget

The 2023 Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has called for a total review of the 2024 budget, citing grave concerns over the nation’s deteriorating security situation, widespread poverty, food insecurity, and crumbling infrastructure.
In a statement on Monday via X, Obi’s call comes amid controversies surrounding the current budget and its allocation of resources.
“Having followed the controversies trailing the 2024 budget, and having read some of the budgetary provisions and allocations of resources, I wish to respectfully appeal for a total review of the entire budget.