President Buhari to sign 2020 budget Tuesday

By Shola Abayomi

Reports reaching INSIDER claim President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday, 16th December, 2019, sign the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N10.59 trillion into law.

The National Assembly transmitted the Appropriation Bill to the President last week.

President Buhari had on October 8 presented the budget estimate to the joint session of the National Assembly.

The Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, had promised that the lawmakers would pass the budget before the end of the year in order to revert the nation’s back to the January to December budget cycle.

While the President had proposed N10.33 trillion, the Appropriations committees in both the Senate and the House of Representatives increased the budget size to N10.59 trillion.

 

 

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