2021 budget: Buhari arrives NASS for presentation
Just as the National Assembly revealed some days ago, President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived the floor of the red chamber for the presentation of the 2021 budget.
The president, for the first time, was reported to have made his way into the chamber of the NASS through the lower entrance of the zero floor, The Nation reports.
The Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, had announced that the budget, in line with the president’s drive to ensure integrity and functionality in his administration, will be present on Thursday.
Moreover, according to Channels TV, before the presentation, President Buhari is expected to give a breakdown of the performance of the 2020 budget.
The president, while noting that his administration did not relent on its effort lifting Nigerians from poverty, stressed that he did much to deliver on key polices, programmes and projects
Also, senators are to pass the 2021-2023 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP).Budget presentation: NASS complex ready for President Buhari
In his speech, Lawan stated that the 2020 budget focused on the creation of jobs and economic stability, while that of 2021 is aimed at consolidating on the dividends of the 2020 fiscal plan.