President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2021 supplementary appropriation bill of N983 billion into law.
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Umar El-Yakub, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly (house of representatives), announced this while briefing state house correspondents after the signing.
He stated that a total sum of the supplementary budget assented to is N982,729,695,343, noting that the supplementary budget will be largely focused on funding security and health concerns.
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The assent by the president is coming a month after the federal executive council approved the supplementary budget for the year 2021.
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