Abuja, November 27, 2023 – President Bola Tinubu is scheduled to present the much-anticipated 2024 budget before a joint session of the National Assembly on Wednesday, November 29, 2023, as disclosed in an official memo obtained by DAILY POST.
The memorandum, released by Shaibu Maina Birma, the Secretary of Human Resources and Staff Development, addressed to the Clerk to the National Assembly and other management staff, emphasized the importance of strict compliance with the set guidelines for the event.
The statement highlighted that President Tinubu will personally deliver the budget presentation, marking his first budget submission since assuming office. The exact time of the presentation is yet to be disclosed, adding an element of anticipation to the event.
“I am directed to inform you that the 2024 budget would be presented by the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the joint session of the Senate and the House of Representatives on Wednesday,” the memo reads.
To maintain the security and integrity of the event, only accredited National Assembly staff and non-staff individuals will be granted entry. This security measure underscores the significance of the occasion and ensures that only authorized personnel witness the unveiling of the national budget.
The presentation of the budget to the National Assembly is a crucial step in the fiscal planning process, setting the tone for the government’s priorities and financial allocations for the coming year. As the nation eagerly awaits the specifics of the 2024 budget, all eyes will be on President Tinubu as he outlines his administration’s economic and developmental agenda.
DAILY POST will provide comprehensive coverage of the budget presentation, offering insights into key allocations, policy priorities, and the potential impact on various sectors of the Nigerian economy. Stay tuned for live updates and in-depth analysis on this pivotal event.