JUST IN: Tinubu sends message to senate on presentation of 2024 budget


President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has written to the Senate, disclosing plans to present the 2024 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday, November 29, by 11 am.

President Tinubu’s letter of intent was read by Senate President, Godswill Akpabio at the plenary on Tuesday, November 28.

It was reported that Monday’s Federal Executive Council meeting approved the N27.5 trillion 2024 Appropriation Bill.

Minister of Budget and Economic Planning Atiku Bagudu explained that the budget was shored up from N26 trillion to N27.5 trillion due to foreign exchange rate changes.

As required by the Constitution, Tinubu is expected to present the 2024 appropriation bill before the National Assembly.