President Buhari signs 2016 Budget


President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2016 Appropriation Bill into law ending weeks of face-off between the National Assembly and the Executive. The budget was signed at a brief ceremony held inside the President office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Those who witnessed the event included Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo; President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara; Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun; and chairmen of the Appropriation Committees of both chambers of the National Assembly.

Others were the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun; the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang; and the Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Sumaila Kawu.

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