President Buhari assents to 2020 Appropriation
President Muhammadu Buhari has on his birthday signed the 2020 Appropriation Bill.
The National Assembly had passed the N10.59 trillion budget on December 5.
“It is my pleasant duty, today, on my 77th birthday, to sign the 2020 Appropriation Bill into law.
In his remarks, the President commended the patriotic zeal of the National Assembly for the quick passage of the budget.
He hinted that he may revert to the National Assembly with a request for a Virement or other relevant amendments following the increase of the budget from N10.33 trillion as proposed by the executive to N10.6 trillion (10,594,362,364,830).