BREAKING: President Buhari Signs Executive Order Implementing Financial Autonomy For States Legislature, Judiciary

"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."
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Nigeria's President Mohammadu Buhari Signing

On Friday, President Muhammadu Buhari signed Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 implementing the Financial Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary, 2020.

This was made known in a statement by Umar Gwandu, Special Assistant on Media to Federation Attorney General Abubakar Malami.

The development means that the Legislature and Judiciary Arms of Nigerian States no longer have to wait for funds from the Governors.

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.

Screenshot of Buhari's Tweet

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