Buhari scheduled to sign 2022 Appropriation Bill on Friday – Presidency.

The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2022 Appropriation Bill on Friday.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, made this known on Tuesday in Abuja.

According to the presidential spokesman, the 2022 budget has been transmitted by the National Assembly and the President will sign the bill into law by 10am on Friday.

Recall, 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 barrel.

The Senate passed the 2022 budget during plenary on Wednesday last week in which the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, gave an assurance that the bill would be sent to the President for assent the following day.

On its part, the House of Representatives passed the budget last Tuesday. The National Assembly raised the total 2022 budget figure from the proposed N16.391 trillion to N17.126 trillion.

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