Femi Adesina Reveals When Buhari Will Sign The 2018 Budget

 Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, has revealed that President Buhari will sign the 2018 budget next week. Adesina made this known while speaking with State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting held on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adesina briefed the correspondents alongside the Ministers of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole and that of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah. “The position on the 2018 budget is that it will be signed next week. You will be told the specific date, but one thing we are sure of is that the budget will be signed next week,’’ Adesina said. This is coming 6 months after it was presented before the joint session of the legislative house. The 2018 budget had been increased from N8.612 trillion as proposed by President Buhari to N9.12 trillion, by the Senate. They also increased the crude oil benchmark price pegged for the budget from 45 dollars per barrel to 50.5 dollars per barrel. Photo Credit: Getty

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