By Ike A. Offor
President Muhammadu Buhari arrived at the National Assembly Complex to present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the two chambers.
The President, who was dressed in a sky blue agbada, arrived at 2pm, the exact time scheduled for his presentation.
The budget was then formally presented to the joint session of the two houses, the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The formalities were followed and prayers were said in Arabic and in English by both an Imam and Clergy.
The President was then thanked for his fight against corruption and for bringing Nigeria out of recession.
And hopes were raised that this budget would address the economic hardship in the country and truly bring Nigerians away from formal recession to feeling the impact of economic growth.