Buhari to submit 2021 budget next week

The clue was dropped today by Senate President, Ahmad Lawan while disclosing that the President has requested that the National Assembly approve N148.1Billion payment to Ondo, Rivers, Cross-River, Osun, and Bayelsa states

Lawan stated that Buhari in the letter explained that the amount was the reimbursement of the federal roads project they executed in their states.

According to Buhari’s letter which was read by Lawan, the breakdown of the money included, Rivers (N78.9bn), Bayelsa (N38.4bn), Cross River (N18.3bn), Ondo (N7.8bn), and Osun (N4.5bn). Lawan said the lawmakers would devote October for budget defence while November will be for the internal processing of the document.


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