Breaking: Buhari signs 2020 budget, breaks 20-year record

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed the N10.59 trillion 2020 appropriation bill into law, the same day he marked his 77th birthday.

It is the first time in over 15 years since a year’s budget is approved and signed the previous year.

The president signed the budget document into law in the presence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ahmad Lawan, the Senate President, Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives, amongst other principal officers.

The budget was increased by N260 billion from N10.33 trillion as contained in the proposal submitted by Buhari on October 8.

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