In a tweet by the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, with Twitter Handle @Akandeoj has confirmed the receipt of 2017 budget from the National Assembly.
Adding that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday.
Akande said the bill is currently undergoing diligent consideration by the Executive arm of government.
“2017 Budget -Appropriations bill now officially received in the Acting President’s office and undergoing very prompt and diligent consideration,” he wrote.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, told newsmen on Wednesday that the decision on who would sign the document between Osinbajo and President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently in London, the United Kingdom for medical consultation would be taken at the appropriate time.
But Akande said Osinbajo will sign the document once he is satisfied with what was transmitted back to the Executive from the National Assembly.