The Federal Executive Council on
Wednesday approved the
2018 Appropriation Bill, therefore
paving the way for President
Muhammadu Buhari to present the
document to the National Assembly .

The approval was given at a meeting of
the council presided over by Buhari .
The Minister of Budget and National
Planning , Udoma Udoma , confirmed
the approval to State House
correspondents at the end of the

Udoma said the Executive would liaise
with the National Assembly to agree on
a date the President will present the
document to the federal lawmakers .
Udoma refused to give the details of the
draft budget approved . He said the
executive had fulfilled its promise of
getting the budget proposal ready in