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By  Laleye Dipo

Despite the hiccups faced by the 2016 federal budget, the House of Representatives is set to pass it next week, a member of the lower chamber of the National Assembly Alhaji Shehu Saleh, disclosed in Minna on Wednesday.

He said all the standing committees of the house were working assiduously to ensure they complete their work this week in readiness for the committee of the whole house to pass the fiscal estimate into law next week.

Saleh, representing Rijau/Magama Federal Constituency, told newsmen in Minna, the Niger state capital, ‘In the past few weeks we have been working day and night to ensure we complete this important national assignment, we want to meet the deadline we have set for ourselves for the passage of the budget into law’