Thursday, December 13, 2018 4.00PM / Ottoabasi Abasiekong of Proshare
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday December 19th, 2018 present the 2019 budget of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to the joint session of the National Assembly.
This is after the Federal Executive Council approved the 2019 budget in an extraordinary meeting last week Friday December 7th, 2018.
Presidency sources said the President is proposing the date and has communicated same to the leadership of the National Assembly.
According to Channels Television, the Speaker of the House of Representatives today read the letter of the President on the floor of the House.
The Budget presentation which will be the last for the tenure of President Buhari,(except he is re-elected), and will be an opportunity for him to share the progress of his administration, in the management of the economy.
President Buhari since he took over the affairs of the nation in 2015, has physically presented the 2016, 2017 and 2018 budgets to the joint session of the National Assembly.
More updates to come