President Bola Tinubu has signed the N2.7 trillion supplementary budget into law.
Recall that the Senate and the House of Representatives, last Thursday, passed the N2.17trn 2023 supplementary appropriation bill after a third reading.
President Tinubu had written to the National Assembly seeking approval of the sum of N2.17 trillion as the 2023 supplementary budget to address labour wage adjustments, security, and more.
The President had said the supplementary bill was necessary for additional palliative measures including wage awards.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) chaired by the President on Monday approved the 2023 supplementary budget of N2.1 trillion.
Present at the signing are the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio; Speaker, House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas; Senate Leader, Sen Opeyemi Bamidele; Chairman Senate Committee on Finance, Sen Olamilakan Adeola; Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Finance, Abubakar Bichi.
Others are; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume; Minister of Budget, Atiku Bagudu and Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services, Zachs Adedeji.