President Muhammadu Buhari has received the 2018 Appropriation Bill from the National Assembly.
The document was received Friday evening by the president’s liaison officer to the Senate, Ita Enang.
Senate president Bukola Saraki told State House correspondents Thursday evening that the bill, which is the 2018 budget, will be transmitted to the president for assent Friday.
Mr Enang confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES over the telephone that he has received the document and that “it is with the president now”.
The two chambers of the Assembly passed the budget estimates on May 16.
The National Assembly raised the budget figure by N500 billion, from N8.6 to N9.1 trillion.