Nigeria commences fiscal journey to 2021 as lawmakers get N13.08trn budget draft

Nigeria commences fiscal journey to 2021 as lawmakers get N13.08trn budge draft

President Muhammadu Buhari presented a record 13.08 trillion naira ($34.4 billion) budget for 2021 to lawmakers on Thursday. The budget represent an increase from last year as the country takes on the ensuing crisis brought about by the new coronavirus pandemic. As the president laid the 2021 fiscal document before the legislature, Ahmed Lawan, the senate president promised the treatment of the budget would be hasten to ensure its pasage as quickly as possible. Meanwhile, ahead of this important occasion, the senate had on Wednesday gone ahead to pass the…

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