Sources from the Presidency have hinted that acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will sign the 2017 Budget into law on Thursday by 9:00 A.M at the Presidential Villa.
The National Assembly on Thursday May 18, passed the N7.44 trillion 2017 Appropriation Bill after over 4 months since it was submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly.
Both chambers of the assembly raised the figure from N7.30 trillion presented by the president to N7.44 trillion.
The National Assembly transmitted same to the President on Friday May 19 for assent. However, the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari has raised a lot of questions as to who would sign the budget.
However, Osinbajo doused the misconception when he told Nigerians that he would sign the document into law as Acting President. Osinbajo while presenting