President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday presented a total of N8.612 trillion 2018 budget estimate to the joint session of the National Assembly.
Presenting the budget tagged budget of “Consolidation” the president promised Nigerians of better days ahead.
He assured the national assembly of his administration’s commitment to ensure full implementation of the estimate.
He noted that the country needed to increase non-oil revenue, adding that infrastructure development must be a continuous priority of the administration.
“In the implementation, we must ensure that projects are not overpriced, while people must see a future for themselves in every corner of this country, ” he said.
He counselled the Federal Government to eliminate what he described as “unnecessary waste” in the budget implementation.