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Buhari signs executive order to implement financial autonomy for state legislature, judiciary

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order granting financial autonomy to states legislature and judiciary in Nigeria.

Buhari made this announcement via his official Twitter handle on Friday, May 22.

According to the president, “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.”

More to come later…

Muhammad A. Aliyu

Muhammad Ameer Aliyu, is a prolific journalist who joined Okay Nigeria in 2015 with the aim staying committed to bringing more positive growth to the digital news platform. He is the Senior editor at Okay Nigeria.
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