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Bullion

Keywords

Performance, Economic management, Appraisal, Budgeting

Abstract

The annual budget is a key instrument for implementation of Government projects, programmes and policies. This paper attempts to explain the fact that the annual budget serves three important purposes, namely; as a tool for accountability and transparency; as a tool of management, and as an instrument of economic policy. The paper conclude that Despite the macrocosmic achievement of this, Administration, basic structural imbalances persist. These include the lingering problems of import dependence, reliance on a single economic sector-oil, weak industrial base, low level of agricultural production, a weak Private sector, high external debt overhang, inefficient public utilities, low quality of social services and unabating unemployment.

Author Bio

The author is a staff of University of Port-Harcourt.

Publication Title

CBN Bullion

Issue

2

Volume

24

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