Buhari presents 7.298 trillion naira 2017 budget


ABUJA, DECEMBER 14, 2016 – President Muhammadu Buhari is at the National Assembly for the presentation of the 2017 budget proposal.

The President arrived at the National Assembly around 1:58pm and was received by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki; and the Speaker, Yakubu Dogara, when he entered the chamber.

After the opening prayers some minutes after 2pm, Saraki set the tone for the presentation and called for closer ties between the legislature and executive, and transparency in the budget process.

The budget is themed: ‘Budget of Recovery and Growth’

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