File photo of President Muhammadu Buhari signing the 2018 budget proposal at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday, June 20, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Wednesday next week present the 2019 appropriation bill to a joint session of the National Assembly.
This was announced on Thursday in a letter sent to the National Assembly and read on the floor of the House by the speaker, Yakubu Dogara.
“May I crave the kind indulgence of the House of Representatives to grant me the slot of 11 hours on Wednesday, 19th December 2018 to formally present the 2019 appropriation bill in a joint session and lay before the NASS the 2019 budget proposal.
“Please accept, Mr Speaker the assurances of my highest regards as I look forward to addressing the joint session,” President Buhari said in the letter.
More to follow….