President Bola Tinubu has signed into law the 2024 Appropriation Bill of N28.78 trillion.

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President Tinubu, who arrived his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, from the airport at exactly 2pm yesterday, headed straight for the brief budget signing ceremony, surrounded by senior government officials.

Among those present at the budget signing were the President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Tajudeen Abbas.

The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun; Minister of Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar; the National Security Adviser (NSA), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, were on hand as well.

Also on ground were the Chief of Staff to the President, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila; National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Abdullahi Ganduje; Chairman of the Senate Appropriation Committee, Senator Olamilekan Adeola, among others.

Implementation of the budget is expected immediately.