President Muhammadu Buhari will on October 8, present the 2021 Appropriation Bill to the Joint Session of the National Assembly.
President of Senate, Ahmed Lawan, read the letter from Buhari, conveying his intention to present the budget to National Assembly at plenary on Tuesday, October 6, in Abuja.
“May I crave the kind indulgence of the distinguished Senate to grant me the slot of 11 hours on Thursday 8th October 2020 to formally present the 2021 Appropriation Bill to the Joint Session of the National Assembly.
“While I look forward to addressing the joint session, please accept, Mr Senate President, the assurances of my highest regards,” the letter from Buhari reads.
Meanwhile, President Buhari appealed to Nigerians that are aggrieved with some laws of the land; which they have certain misgivings about, to be patient and seek reforms in line with democratic practices.
The president made the appeal at a two-day joint executive-legislative retreat held in Abuja on Monday, October 5.
The retreat is designed to promote harmonious working relationship between the two arms of government.