1. I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all
of you Distinguished and Honourable Members of the National Assembly, and indeed all
Nigerians, for your support and prayers for my full recovery while I was on medical vacation.
2. I am very pleased to address this Joint Session of the National Assembly, on the revenue and
expenditure estimates, and related matters, of the Federal Government of Nigeria for the
2018 fiscal year.