Buhari will assent 2017 budget before transmitting it to Osinbajo – presidential aide

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by Azeez Adeniyi

Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly matters, Ita Enang on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari will assent the 2017 budget despite being on medical vacation.

In an interview with Channels TV, Enang said the budget would be transmitted to President Buhari who will sign it and then transfer it to acting President Yemi Osinbajo.

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He confirmed that the Presidency received the budget on Wednesday afternoon.

“The 2017 budget will be transmitted to Mr president and the President will assent to the budget. The acting President is in office and when the budget is transmitted, it will go through the processes and all those other questions will answer itself,” he said.

Buhari is currently in London for a medical follow-up and had handed over to Osinbajo as acting President.

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