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Nigerians react to 2016 budget presentation

22 December 2015, 18:33Tony Smart

Abuja - Nigerians across the country and diaspora have started reacting to the budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday.

Buhari presented a 6.07 trillion naira budget to the joint session of the National Assembly.

The 6.07 trillion Naira budget proposal for 2016 was predicated on $38 per barrel oil benchmark; 197 Naira exchange rate.

Some Nigerians took to twitter to express their concern about the presentation.

Also read: Buhari presents 2016 budget to National Assembly

Former member of the House of Representatives, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said she was confident that president Buhari would deliver on his promises. She said since this was his first budget, Nigerians would not be disappointed.

Otunba Dele Ojekunle @sennext commended the president for an excellent presentation while also praying that the president will be able to implement it.

Prince Adeoba @DareAkinwola said he was happy that for the first time in many years, capital expenditure would represent 30 percent of the national budget.

@SLsFinestTM hopes that President Buhari took into consideration the diversification of the economy.

- News 24


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