Osinbajo receives 2017 budget


Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has received the details of the 2017 appropriation bill recently passed by the National Assembly.

The National Assembly passed a N7.441 trillion budget last week.

The document was handed over to Mr. Osinbajo by the presidential aide in charge of Senate, Ita Enang.

The handover was done behind closed doors.

Mr. Osinbajo had said on Wednesday that he would sign the budget when is satisfied with its contents.

Speaking after submitting the budget, Mr. Enang said:

“The budget as passed by the National Assembly has just been transmitted to the Acting President. I just delivered it.

“Let me use this opportunity to clarify an issue. The Acting President has the power to assent to the budget and he will assent to it when the processes are completed.

“The Acting President has the power to assent to the budget. In February, he assented to seven or eight bills. Those that he didn’t agree with, he wrote the Senate and House of Representatives that he had withheld his assent from them.

“He has the power of the president to assent to it. But the assent to the Appropriation Bill will be after the completion of the standard operation process. The bill has 30 days within which it will be assented to but the process can be completed within two or three days.

“So, it is not possible to say it will be assented to in so, so and so day or in two or three days. It’s upon the completipn of the process that it will be assented to by the president and the president here now is the acting president.”


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  • George

    Osinbaju represented darkness.

    He can’t never wore white clothes what is going on Nigerians, watch him always. Satan get behind me.

    THis is the main reason tinubu used this half a man to support Buhari knowing fully well the evil Buhari will die soon, Abokis don’t let Yorubas steal your seat ohh fight them standstill.

    • Dr Bunmi Binitie

      What do you mean by ‘half a man’? Are you even a man? What with your shallow comment and inability to communicate well in English or spell correctly. How is a whole Professor and SAN and the VP of Nigeria be half a man?

      And how can a well-known true Christian represent darkness when Jesus said we are the light of the world? You must be an agent of Satan who is the father of liars like you and whose works are done in darkness.

      Go and repent…

      • George

        You better answer my questions or get behind me Satan.

        Going to church doesn’t make you or your fake pastor Osinbaju a christian ok.

        • Dr Bunmi Binitie

          What questions? And who are you to be demanding answers from me? It is not everybody who comes online that is your mate, you know.

          And how can you rebuke Satan when he lives inside you?

          • Usher- Join The Revolution

            Better ignore him. Not worth your time.

          • George

            You are miserable cowardice like your fake DR. in London who removed woman embrayo.

            Animal from homeless.

          • Mufu Ola

            U’re so childish!

          • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

            The best feature of Disqus is the “block user” option it created.

            There are several animals like this cretin that you are presently engaging that I have blocked.

            Happily, I no longer see their vitriol or nonsense. Whether they see what I write or not, I do not know, but they no longer reply to me either.

            They are completely ostracised. May I advise you do same with this ‘thing’ instead of allowing it to waste your time.

    • realist

      Bad Belle, soonest you jump into lagoon out of your bitter mind. Because Yoruba man is the acting President, it pained you so much that you resulted to blackmailing. If you die of hypertension on matter that supposed not to concern you, na you sabi

    • Gary

      Shame on you.

    • TrueFairGame

      The shirt he is wearing nko. Some are blinded by hate that they become blind physically and mentally.

    • Julius

      Just hurry up, gather your family and leave my country back to Congo or where-ever the hell your ancestors came from.!. You are a biafraudian so, why jacking up your blood pressure over Nigerian issues ? I don’t get you mirons.

  • new republic

    Osibajo has no right to sign that budget as a co ordinator,the cabal will takke the budget to London,on the way they will sign it and ask Osibajo to play along with them,Nigerian Watch out of the signature on that budget.