Senate Assures Budget Will Get To Buhari Friday For Assent


The Senate President  Bukola Saraki on Thursday said the National Assembly would transmit the 2018 Appropriation Bill to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.

Saraki said this in an interview with State House correspondents after breaking the Ramadan fast with Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The two chambers of the National Assembly had last week passed the document. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, had on Wednesday said the President had yet to receive the document from the lawmakers.

The nation has been waiting eagerly for the passage and implementation of the budget.