Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari delivers the first televised speech since returning home after three months of medical leave in Britain, in Abuja, Nigeria August 21, 2017. Handout via Reuters

2018 Budget proposal: Buhari set to address a joint session of National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Assembly that he will  present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the joint sitting on Tuesday, November 7.

Speaker, House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara read the letter at plenary on Thursday.

In the letter, the President requested to present the Budget at 2 o’clock on Tuesday, and the  House approved of the appointment.

Members of the House of Representatives, had earlier in the day, objected to the presentation of the President’s letter with a ‘thunderous no’ when the Speaker began to read it on the floor of the House.

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