Abuja - Following the adoption of $77.5 per barrel as the oil benchmark for 2014 budget, all is now set for the presentation of the 2014 budget proposal to the joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday.
But President Goodluck Jonathan will longer present the budget proposal, rather, the Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has be saddled with the responsibility, reports The Nation.
No explanation has been offered for President Jonathan’s absence.
The budget presentation has been shifted twice.
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