Supplementary budget not yet in National Assembly – Presidency

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BY DEJI OGUNSOLA

The Presidency has said it has yet to transmit the supplementary budget for 2021 to the National Assembly.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters,Umar el-Yakub, made this known to newsmen.

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, had earlier on the  25TH of February 2021, said the Federal Government would prepare a supplementary budget to be sent to the National Assembly to cater for COVID-19 vaccines and vaccination.

Ahmed, while speaking at the maiden edition of State House briefing held at the Presidential Villa, IN Abuja, had said the fiscal document would be prepared in March.

SOURCE-PUNCH

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