President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order granting financial autonomy to states legislature and judiciary in Nigeria.
He made the announcement in a tweet on Friday.
He said, “Based on the power vested in me under Section 5 of the 1999 constitution (as Amended), I, today, signed into law Executive Order 10 of 2020 for the implementation of financial autonomy of state legislature and judiciary.
“This administration will continue to do everything to strengthen the principles and practice of democracy and democratic governance in Nigeria.”
Based on the power vested in me under Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution (as Amended), I, today, signed into law Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 for the implementation of Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) May 22, 2020