N8.916 trillion budget for 2019 signed into law

N8.916 trillion budget for 2019 signed into law

The 2019 appropriations bill of N8.916 trillion has been signed into law by Nigeria’s president.

President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill around 11am on Monday.

The National Assembly last month passed the budget

Present during the presentation of the budget is the speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and the chairman, Senate committee on Appropriation, Danjuma Goje.

Bukola Saraki, Senate President arrived signing.

The next budget will be approved by the 9th assembly. Ahmed Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila are Senate President and Speaker hopeful respectively for the 9th assembly all things being equal.