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Buhari to present 2019 budget to NASS next week

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President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly indicating his intentions to lay the 2019 Appropriation Bill before lawmakers on Wednesday next week.

The President made this known through a letter read bythe Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara at the plenaryon Thursday.

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The Federal Executive Council had at a “special” meetimg last Friday approved the presentation of the N8.6trillion appropriation bill to the National Assembly.

The lawmakers, however, condemned the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma for blaming the delay in the presentation of the budget on them after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday.

By Babatunde Alao….

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