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FG on course to present 2018 budget in Oct, says minister

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Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed says the Federal Government is on course to presenting the 2018 budget proposal to the National Assembly in October.

Ahmed said this at the news conference at the end of the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES#23) on Thursday in Abuja.She said that 2018 budget proposal would be presented to the National Assembly in October as planned.

“That is what we said and we are still on course and target to do that, the budget is ready.“It will be going to the Federal Executive Council first of all for approval before Mr President will convey it to the National Assembly.

“We are on course to deliver the 2018 budget in October.“ We hope that working together with National Assembly it will be passed on time in December so that in January, we will start a fresh budget going forward,’’ the minister said.

Ahmed said that the government was…



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