Scrutinizing the Capital Allocation to the Federal Ministry of Finance in the 2018 Appropriation Bill

Abraham, Terfa (2018-02)

Working Paper

The Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) articulates the Nigeria’s vision for the period-2020, and lays the foundation for long term growth. Among other things, it also articulates the strategy for aligning fiscal, monetary and trade policies. The Federal Ministry of Finance plays an important role in fashioning and implementing the nation’s fiscal policy. As such, examining the capital projects proposed for this Ministry in the annual budget of the Federal Government will provide some level of assessment of the ministry’s preparedness to drive the nation’s fiscal policy.