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President Tinubu To Present 2024 Supplementary Appropriation Bill To NASS

Posted by Amarachi on Wed 29th May, 2024 - tori.ng

The President made this known while addressing the joint sitting of the National Assembly in a meeting to mark the Silver Jubilee Of Nigeria’s 4th Republic.

Bola Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu stated on Wednesday, that he would present the 2024 Supplementary Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly (NASS) soon.

The President, while addressing the joint sitting of the National Assembly in a meeting to mark the Silver Jubilee Of Nigeria’s 4th Republic, said, “I submitted the last budget to you.”

“You expeditiously passed it. We are walking the talk. I will soon bring the Year 2024 (Supplementary) Appropriation Bill. That is just for your information.


In his response, Senate President Godswill Akpabio said, “Thank you, Mr. President. We will be expecting the Supplementary Appropriation Bill of 2024 as soon as possible.”

Also, at the joint sitting, which coincided with the first anniversary of the Tinubu administration, the President confirmed ‘Nigeria, we hail thee’ as the “latest national anthem”.

Tinubu said, “You rang out the latest national anthem, ‘Nigeria, we hail thee’. This is our diversity, representing all characters and how we blend to be brothers and sisters.”

The President pleaded with the Senate and the House of Representatives to continue to collaborate with the administration to build the country on the path of sustained progress and development.

He added, “We have no other choice; it is our nation. No other institution or personality will help us unless we do it ourselves. No amount of aid from foreign countries or any other nation (will fix us), they take care of themselves first. Let us work together as we are doing to build our nation, not only for us but for generations unborn.”

Tinubu had, on January 1, 2024, assented to the ₦28.7 trillion 2024 Appropriation Bill passed by the Senate.

The 2024 budget was ₦1.2 trillion higher than the budget originally proposed by the President to a joint NASS session on November 29, 2023.
 



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