Finally, Jonathan Signs 2013 Budget

President Goodluck Jonathan has the 2013  into  law.Presidential spokesman Reuben Abati said the president it “Following consultations and an agreement between the Executive and the Legislature on the 2013

Abati said “President Jonathan wishes to reassure all Nigerians that the consultations have been in the best interest of the country, and in pursuit of understanding and mutual cooperation between both arms of government.

“As part of the understanding reached with its leadership, the observations of the executive of government about the as passed by the National Assembly will be considered by the National Assembly through legislative action, to ensure effective and smooth implementation of the 2013 Act in all aspects.

“The administration remains fully committed to the positive transformation of the country, and effective and efficient service delivery for the benefit of all citizens.

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“All Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Federal Government have therefore been directed to work hard to ensure that all the services, projects and programmes contained in the budget are successfully delivered on schedule in spite of the slight delay in its enactment.

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