JONAS EZIEKE, Abuja
The House of Representatives has assured that the N8.63 trn 2018 Budget of the Federal Government will be passed before the end of this month (April 30, 2018).
Chairman of the House Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Hon. Abduulrazak Namdas, gave the assurance during a press briefing on the Budget on Thursday after plenary.
He said the House was committed to passing the annual appropriation bill for the benefitsbof Nigerian citizens.
The lawmaker further hinted that the House is yet to receive any communication from the Presidency on the $1 bn dollars that the National Economic Council had approved to be withrawn from the excess crude avcount of the government for the fight against insurgency in the country.
Our correspondent recalls that the N8.63 trn 2018 Budget of the Federal Government of Nigeria was laid at a joint sitting of the National Assembly by President Muhammad Buhari on Tuesday November 7, 2017.
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