2020 Budget to Deliver Economic Goals- Finance Minister
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the 2020 Budget would consolidate on the achievements of the 2019 and 2018 Budgets and advance delivery of the goals of Nigeria’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017 – 2020.
Speaking during the breakdown of the 2020 budget in Abuja, the Minister disclosed that the Federal Government planned to spend more on critical ongoing infrastructure projects that have potentials for job creation and inclusive growth.
She added that the recently introduced financé bill which accompanied the budget will ensure Fiscal Equity by mitigating instances of regressive taxation and reforming domestic tax laws to align with global best practices.
President Muhammadu Buhari had on Monday signed the 2020 Budget into law.