August 14, 2018

2016 budget will lift Nigerians out of poverty- Lai Mohammed

2016 budget will lift Nigerians out of poverty- Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the 2016 budget will lift millions of Nigerians out of poverty and that there is no disagreement whatsoever between the Executive and the Legislature on the 2016 Budget, which has been passed by the National Assembly. ”There is absolutely no rift, no issue of budget being sent back. T

hings are just taking their due course,” the Minister said in Abuja on Thursday when he visited the corporate headquarters of the Leadership newspaper, as part of his continuous engagement with stakeholders in the media industry. He said it was not true that the President has refused to sign the Appropriation Bill passed by the National Assembly, adding: ”It takes a few days (after the passage) for the National Assembly to clean up the document in readiness for the President’s assent.” Read more 

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