Nigerian Government Confirms Plan to Sell/Lease National Assets to Fund 2021 Budget

The federal government has confirmed it plans to sell off some non-oil assets of the Federation to fund the 2021 budget. Finance Minister, Zainab Ahmed, made this known to stakeholders in a budget presentation made in Abuja this week. The document of the presentation, titled, ‘Public Presentation of 2021 FGN Approved Budget – Breakdown and Highlights’ dated Jan. 12 was obtained by Premium Times. President Buhari presented the appropriation bill of N13.082 billion to the National Assembly in October, but it was increased by N505.61 billion to the total amount of N13.588 trillion which he signed into law in December. … Continue reading Nigerian Government Confirms Plan to Sell/Lease National Assets to Fund 2021 Budget