FG Estimates N8.155trn Expected Revenue in The 2020 Budget
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that N8.155trn is the revenue generation estimated in the 2020 budget.
Buhari stated this at the Joint Session of the National Assembly, before whom he had laid the proposed appropriation bill.
According to him, “These are broken down into: “Oil revenue: N2.64trn, Non-oil revenue: N1.81trn, Others: N3.7trn.”
The President who told the Assembly that he is suffering from cold, however, attributed his ailment to his hard work as the President of the country.
Buhari disclosed this while presenting the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja.
Immediately after observing protocols and before presenting the details of the bill, the President apologised for his voice.
He said, “Before I proceed to read the details of the budget, let me apologise for my voice.
“As you can hear in my voice, I have cold because I am working hard.”
The comment attracted loud laughter and applause from all those inside the chamber, including the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, federal lawmakers, state governors, members of the Federal Executive Council and leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress, among others.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, however, sympathised with the President on his cold.
“Mr President, sorry about your cold,” Gbajabiamila told the President while delivering his address shortly after Buhari presented the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly.