BUHARI SIGNS N982.7 BILLION SUPPLEMENTARY BUDGET FOR 2021
Written by miebaka ikiriko on July 28, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Abuja signed a supplementary budget of Nine hundred and eighty two point seven Billion Naira into law.
The N983 billion (N982,729,695,343) budget had earlier been passed by the National Assembly.
According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the budget is to address urgent security and COVID-19 needs of the nation.
The President signed the Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2021 in his office at the State House in the presence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of Federation Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff-Professor Ibrahim Gambari and Director-General, Budget Office of the Federation Ben Akabueze and Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Matters Umar el-Yakub.