The executive arm of the government has concluded plans to submit the 2018 budget to the National Assembly before the end of this month (October).
Zainab Mohammed, minister of state for Budget and National Planning, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja on Thursday.
She said the 2018 budget will be presented to President Muhammadu Buhari shortly for the Federal Executive Council’s approval before it’s finally transmitted to the National Assembly.
“We are working closely with the legislature. We want to ensure the budget is passed in December so that it start to work from January 2018” she said.