President Muhammadu Buhari on 7th April, Thursday morning formally received the details of the 2016 Appropriation Bill from the National Assembly as he had demanded before signing the document into law.
Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, signed and collected the 1,800-page document in his office on behalf of the President.
The document was handed over to Kyari by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang; and the Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Samaila Kawu.
Enang later told State House correspondents that “the budget details have been transmitted to His Excellency, Mr. President today, and the constitutional process begins thereafter.
“We have transmitted it to the Office of the President and the constitutional process of timing starts.”