The finance bill has been signed into law, by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)

This new development was disseminated via the president’s Twitter handle on Monday.

The president’s tweet read, “I am pleased to announce that this morning I signed into law the Finance Bill, 2019,”

Speaking further, he said the Finance Bill would support the implementation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill.

On the reason for the budget, the president also said, “This is the first time, since the return of democracy in 1999, that a Federal Budget is being accompanied by the passage of a Finance Bill specially designed to support its implementation, and to create a truly enabling environment for business and investment by the private sector.