Buhari To Present 2023 Budget Estimates To National Assembly Joint Session On Friday Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday present the 2023 budget estimates to the joint session of the National Assembly by 10am.

This is contained in a letter Buhari write to the President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan and read at plenary.

Lawan said the venue for presentation of the 2023 budget estimates by Buhari would be at the temporary chamber of the House of Representatives.

According to him, arrangements would be made to accommodate all the senators, adding that senators would proceed to the venue in procession.

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed said the federal government was proposing an aggregate expenditure of N19.76 trillion for the 2023 fiscal year.

She made this known at the 2023-2025 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper MTEF/FSP interaction with the House of Representatives Committee on Finance, however said she may not be able to make provision for treasury funded capital projects in the 2023 fiscal year.

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