At exactly 4:42pm, yesterday. Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo assented to the 2017 Budget in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja
On signing the 2017 Budget christened 'Budget of Economic Recovery and Growth', Acting President Osinbajo said that "the bleakness of recession is about to witness the uplifting dawn of abundance."
The Budget was signed into law in the presence of senior Government officials from Legislature and Executive.
The 2017 Appropriation Bill assented to by Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo yesterday is N7.441 trillion, of which
N2.1 trillion will be allocated to capital expenditure.