Jonathan May Not Sign 2013 Budget This Week,Says Okonjo-Iweala

The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has “clarified that talk of the President signing the budget is premature.”

A by Paul C Nwabuikwu on behalf of the minister said  “whereas discussions between the Executive and the are ongoing cordial atmosphere, it is not yet clear when they will be concluded as much work remains to be done.”

“Against background, reports stating that the President will sign the budget are therefore not realistic” the minister said.

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