Delay in Enactment of Appropriation Bills in Nigeria: Implications for Capital Budgets Implementation

Year : 2013

This publication looks at the process involved in the presentation and enactment of appropriation bills as well as the challenges encountered including delays in the enactment of appropriation by National Assembly. It draws on different country specific experiences on the period taken by parliament to scrutinise budget and analyses causes of delay in enactment of appropriation bill by National Assembly. These include constitutional, political, developmental, and capacity issues. Data is presented and analysed on capital budget implementation by MDAs in Nigeria.


  • Asimiyu G. Abiola