2017 Budget Udo-Udoma presents appropriation bill in Abuja

The minister is expected to give a detailed breakdown of the budget at the conference hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo-Udoma is currently making a public presentation of the recently signed 2017 budget in Abuja.

The minister is expected to give a detailed breakdown of the budget to the Nigerian business community, economists, ministers, foreign diplomats, and officials of the Ministry of Finance, at the conference hall of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The budget prioritizes Roads and Railway Projects, Social Housing, Special Economic Zones, Social Investment Programmes, River Basin Development, Presidential Amnesty Programme, and development in the Niger Delta and North East.

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The appropriation bill was signed into law by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday, June 12, 2017, at the Presidential Villa in Aso Rock.

President Muhammadu Buhari had submitted the record 7.44 trillion naira budget to the National Assembly in December 2016, before it was passed by parliament on May 11, 2017.

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