President Muhammadu Buhari will present the 2023 budget estimate to a joint session of the National Assembly in the first week of October, Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila revealed on Wednesday.
The Speaker made this revelation while responding to questions from newsmen after inspecting ongoing renovation works in the House as well as the temporary Chamber.
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Gbajabiamila called for the speedy completion of the ongoing renovation ahead of the delivery deadline of August 2023, while confirming that the Chamber may also not be ready for the inauguration of the 10th Assembly in June 2023.
He stated that speedy completion of the work must however not compromise the quality of the work to be delivered.
He also added that though the renovation, which began last month, had progressed well, he would still ask the project managers to speed up the pace and beat the deadline.