Udoma, represented by Aso Vakporoye, the Deputy Director, Economic Growth in the ministry, spoke in Abuja on Wednesday during the public presentation and capacity building on 2017 agriculture budget.
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He said that the government was working assiduously to ensure that the deadline was complied with to take the country back to the annual budget cycle of January to December.
A statement signed by Samuel Olowokere, the Deputy Director Press, noted that Ngige stated this during the assumption of office of the minister of state in Abuja.
He said that the 2018 budget calendar was already out and the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, had issued executive orders to Ministries, Departments and Agencies to ensure that the nation gets back on track
The early preparation is to meet up with a resolution that the Executive will submit 2018 budget proposals by October to the National Assembly