Buhari might approve 2020 budget on Tuesday


    Subject to any last-minute change, President Muhammadu Buhari, is billed to assent to the 2020 Appropriation Bill on Tuesday, 17th December 2019.

    According to a source, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, among others, have been invited to witness the signing of the budget.

    It was gathered that the people in the cabinet associated with the budget have received a notice from the Presidency to be at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday, 17 December 2019, to witness the signing of the budget.

    The Senate and the House of Representatives had on December 5, 2019, concurrently passed the 2020 Appropriation Bill.

    The National Assembly had put a clause in the bill that the budget should run from January 1, 2020, bringing Nigeria back to a January-December budget cycle.

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