Presidency receives 2017 budget passed by National Assembly

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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Acting President

The Presidency said on Friday that it has received the 2017 budget recently passed into law by the National Assembly.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, confirmed this on his Twitter handle, @Akandeoj.

He said the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday.

Akande added that the bill was currently undergoing diligent consideration by the Executive arm of government.

“2017 Budget -Appropriations bill now officially received in the Acting President’s office and undergoing very prompt and diligent consideration,” he wrote.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, had on Wednesday told reporters that upon receipt of the document, copies would be made available to ministers to compare what their ministries sent to the National…

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