Nigerians Will Benefit Immensely From 2019 Budget, Says Saraki


Senate President, Bukola Saraki has assured that Nigerians would benefit immensely from the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

On Tuesday, the Upper Chamber passed the 2019 budget of N8.91trillion into law, with an increase from the proposed budget of N8.83trillion presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.

However, in his remarks after the passage of the bill into law, the former Kwara State governor stated commended the senate members for their understanding and promised that the budget would be for the benefit of Nigerians.

“I want to thank our colleagues, particularly for their understanding and for us to be able to meet today’s deadline in passing the Bill and thank the committee on appropriation too.

“I hope that with this Budget passed, the Executive will also ensure the full implementation of the Budget for the benefit of Nigerians as a whole”.

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