Many of them are said to be calling for the document to be properly scrutinised and the illegal insertions weeded out before it is presented to the presidency for assent.
Accusing fingers are being pointed at the Senate works committee as being responsible for the alterations lately discovered in the budget.
Some senators claim projects approved for their constituencies are now missing in the budget just passed by the National Assembly.
“Senators are also piqued that the works committee inserted into the budget projects for Trunk B and Trunk C roads which are entirely the responsibilities of the states and local governments.
“I know of some senators that have complained bitterly about it. He (Gaya) inserted even local governments’ roads in the budget. There are instances that state roads were also inserted. How can one do that? Those roads are the exclusive rights of states and local governments”, a source told Dailytrust.
Kabiru Gaya (APC, Kano), the head of the committee is said to be outside the country at the moment and therefore could not be reached for comment.