Buhari arrives National Assembly, begins budget presentation

Buhari during his budget presentation at the National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has begun presenting the proposed 2021 budget to the National Assembly.

He was accompanied by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and a few ministers.

Others are expected to participate virtually following rules set by the National Assembly in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.

Buhari, before his presentation, is expected to give a breakdown of the performance of the 2020 budget.

The lawmakers are also expected to consider and pass the 2021-2023 medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) and fiscal strategy paper (FSP).