Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Buhari presents 2017 budget to National Assembly nextweek

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, at the floor of the upper chamber on Tuesday in Abuja, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2017 budget proposal to the National Assembly on Dec. 14.

This is contained in a letter to the Senate and read by Dr. Saraki. The letter reads: “I crave the indulgence of the National Assembly to grant me the 10.00 hours on Wednesday Dec. 14, to formally address a joint session of the National Assembly on the 2017 budget proposal.’’

The president will also address the joint session on plan to get the country out of recession.
“Please extend, Mr Senate President the assurances of my highest regards to the distinguished senators as I look forward to addressing the joint session.”

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