The Minister of Budget and Planning, Udoma Udoma, whilst briefing State House correspondents at the end of Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa today, said that the FEC has approved the draft budget estimates for 2018.Media sources indicates that the minister said the Council will liaise with the National Assembly to determine when the president will submit the draft estimates for the consideration of the two chambers.
National Security Adviser Babagana Monguno discussing with President @MBuhari at the start of the FEC Meeting, today.
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He declined to comment on the details of the approved budget, saying the Nigerian constitution only allows the president to give out the details and he will do so when the National Assembly is ready to receive the draft. Thursday’s council meeting, postponed from Wednesday, was presided by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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