President Muhammadu Buhari signing 2018 Budget into law at the State House Abuja Wednesday. The president is flanked by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje; Chairman House Committee on Appropriation, Hon Mustapha Bala; SSAP on National Assembly Matters (House), Hon Suleiman Kawu; and SSAP on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen Ita Enang.
  • To send supplementary bill to National Assembly

By Omololu Ogunmade in Abuja

Almost 30 days after the National Assembly transmitted the 2018 budget to the executive, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday at the State House, Abuja signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law.

The president’s assent to the bill was however, predicated on an agreement with the National Assembly that a supplementary bill would subsequently be sent to the federal legislature to address some appropriations which the executive believes are not implementable.

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