The National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive.
This much was confirmedon Fridayby the Presidency.
Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, confirmed this on his Twitter handle, @Akandeoj.
He said the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday.
Akande added that the bill is currently undergoing diligent consideration by the Executive arm of government.
“2017 Budget -Appropriations bill now officially received in the Acting President’s office and undergoing very prompt and diligent consideration,” he wrote.