VIDEO: Lawmakers caught sleeping as Buhari presents N16.3trn budget to NASS

The budget is projected to stimulate GDP growth by 4.2 per cent, while the inflation rate is put at 13 per cent.
VIDEO: Lawmakers caught sleeping as Buhari presents N16.3trn budget to NASS

Some Senators and House of Representatives members appeared uninterested in the 2022 budget presented by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd) on the floor of the National Assembly on Thursday.

The lawmakers were caught sleeping in a live video recorded by Channels TV during the presentation of the budget by the president.

WuzupNigeria reported that Buhari presented a N16.39 trillion 2022 budget proposal before a joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday.

The oil benchmark for the 2022 appropriation is $57 per barrel, while the exchange rate is N410.5 per dollar in the budget proposal titled, “Budget of Economic Growth and Sustainability”.

The budget is projected to stimulate GDP growth by 4.2 per cent, while the inflation rate is put at 13 per cent.

It is projected oil production will be at 1.88m barrels per day including condensates.

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