President Buhari Presents 2018 Budget At National Assembly
President, Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, addressed a joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives to present the 2018 budget proposal.
The Senate President Bukola Saraki, in his speech, expresses his delight over the early presentation of the 2018 budget.
According to him, all tiers of government must work together to prevent the nation from falling back into recession.
He added that how the 2018 budget is implemented will be a determining factor for the current administration.
Saraki stated that revenues from taxes must be taken seriously as the nation cannot afford to turn a blind eye to revenue underperformance.
While stressing the importance of a good working relationship between the Executive and the Legislative arm, he pledged that the National Assembly will work as a team with the Executive to ensure the speedy passage of the Budget.