Osinbajo overrules Lai Mohammed, Ita Enang, says he will sign budget into law


Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has cleared all doubts about who will sign the 2017 budget recently passed by the National Assembly into law.

Osinbajo said he would sign the budget into law after vetting by the Presidency.

There has been a controversy among ministers of the Federal Republic on who will sign the budget into law.

While the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed told State House reporters after the Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by Osinbajo that the decision on who to sign the budget would be taken when the document is transmitted to the Presidency, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters, Ita Enang, Wednesday said President Buhari will be the one to assent it.

Speaking in an interview with Channels TV, Enang confirmed that the presidency received the budget…

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