President Muhammadu Buhari is yet to receive the corrected version of the 2016 budget from the national assembly, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed has said.
Ahmed, however, expressed hope that the document would be transmitted to the President either later on Wednesday or on Thursday.
The minister made this disclosure while briefing State House correspondents at the end of a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo
She was joined at the briefing by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Khadija Bukar-Ibrahim; and the Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Aisha Abubakar.
“On the 2016 Budget, I must say that the Executive and Legislature have worked very hard putting things together, reviewing the details of the budget and it is at its final stage.
“So may be between today (Wednesday) and tomorrow (Thursday), the National Assembly will start the process of transmitting the details to the President,” she said.
She said the purpose of the budget was to boost the economy, create jobs for youths and to extend support to the poor and the vulnerable.
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