President Buhari to preside over special FEC meeting today Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will today Friday chair a special session of the Federal Executive Council -FEC to deliberate on the draft 2019 Budget.

This was disclosed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, while briefing State House correspondents.

He stated that the special FEC which is expected to commence at 10am was fixed to put finishing touches to the budget after which it will be forwarded as Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly.

He did not, however, give details of the estimates or benchmarks contained in the draft copy of the bill to be tabled for deliberations by cabinet members.

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