Buhari to submit 2019 budget in September
Making the disclosure to Daily Trust in an interview in Abuja, the Minister said the law encourages the executive to submit the budget by September and the idea is that by December, the budget is passed.
“Our aspirations is that we want to meet the requirements of the law to submit it by September but as you know the National assembly is itself away on recess and they resume by September,” she said.
The Minister said the 2017 budget did well as the country executed 100 per cent of the personnel component, ensuring that salaries and pensions were paid, including pension arrears.
She said Nigeria’s projected revenue was about N5 trillion, but was only able to generate N2.7 trillion, or 54 per cent of the total.