Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has signed the 2017 appropriation bill into law. 

Professor Osinbajo appended his signature on the document hours ago; at about 4:41 pm. 

The brief event was witnessed by principal officers of the National Assembly, presidential aides and other top government officials inside the presidential villa.      

The National Assembly passed the budget of N7.44trn on May 11 after increasing it from the N7.29tn proposed by the executive. 

Meanwhile, 1,064  bills have been presented before the House of Representatives ,of these,  126 bills have been passed while  27  bills are awaiting presidential assent. 

With this statistics ,the Speaker of the House Yakubu Dogara says it has considered more motions and bills than previous administrations. 

He  made the assertion during a special session to mark the second anniversary of the eighth assembly.