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President Buhari Signs 2022 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the 2022 Appropriation Bill of N17.126 trillion into law.

The President signed the national budget on Friday at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The appropriation bill was presented to the President by his Senior Special Assistant (Senate) on National Assembly Matters, Senator Babajide Omoworare.

While signing the budget, President Buhari was flanked by the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.

The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, also witnessed the signing of the budget.

This comes a week after lawmakers in the House of Representatives and Senate chambers of the National Assembly passed a budget of N17.126 trillion, increasing the benchmark price of crude from $57 to $62 per barre

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