• It’s a great pleasure to sign delayed budget, says Buhari

    It’s a great pleasure to sign delayed budget, says Buhari

    Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed into law the 2016 federal budget after months of delay caused by mistakes and discrepancies in the original spending plan.

    Buhari had last December 22 presented a 6.08 trillion naira (around $30-billion, 26.5-billion-euro) budget to parliament but Friday’s document was slightly lower at 6.06 trillion naira.

    “It is a great pleasure to sign the budget. It is a serious article of faith for the Nigerian people,” the president said at a ceremony attended by ministers, […]