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Buhari Signs 2016 Budget

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed the 2016 Appropriation bill

into law.
His assent was withheld for weeks due to grey areas in the 2016 Budget

passed by the National Assembly and the N6.08 trillion proposal he

submitted to the joint sitting of the National Assembly on 22nd December,

2015.
Among those at the short signing ceremony held in the President's office

around 12 noon include Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President,

Bukola, Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu

Dogara.
Others include Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma,

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, Minister of State for Budget and

National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, Senior Special Assistant to the President

on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang and Senior Special

Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of

Representatives), Samaila Kawo.
Also at the ceremony are the National Chairman of the All Progressives

Congress (APC), John Odigie-Oyegun, Chairman Senate Committee on

Appropriation, Danjuma Goje, Chairman House of Reps Committee on

Appropriation, Abdulmumuni Jubril.
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