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2019: Lawmakers booed Buhari during budget presentation, call him liar

President Muhammadu Buhari while delivering his speech at the presentation of the 2019 budget was booed by some members of the national assembly.

The president was distracted by the actions of the lawmakers forcing him to stop at different intervals during the presentation.

When the president said the economy and security have improved under his administration, some lawmakers shouted “Lies! Lies!.

Earlier when he arrived, supporters of the president welcomed him by chanting “Sai Baba! Sai Baba!

While the president’s supporters cheered and clapped in solidarity, the voice of his opponents resonated within the chamber.

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Yakubu Dogara, speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, looked on as the aggrieved lawmakers kept shouting on top of their voices.

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