Buhari President to present 2017 budget on December 1

Buhari will make the presentation before a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a news conference after meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Abuja play Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari speaks during a news conference after meeting with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Abuja, Nigeria March 2, 2016 (REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde)
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President Muhammadu Buhari will expectedly present the 2017 budget to the National Assembly on Thursday, December 1, 2016.

Buhari will make the presentation before a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

This was disclosed by Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio on Wednesday, November 23.

“We can see that we don’t have a perfect document in our hands but of course we are looking at assumptions and assumptions may not necessarily be correct,” Akpabio said.

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The Senators further questioned the government decision to set the foreign exchange rate at 290 to the dollar instead of the actual price.

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