Some parts of the National Assembly Complex was painted on Monday in preparation for the presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday ( today ) .
The budget presentation ceremony is scheduled to start at 2pm .
Our correspondents also observed that the management of the federal parliament had also beefed up security within and around the complex .
Special accreditation arrangements were made for journalists, security agents and members of staff who would be on duty for the ceremony .
One of our correspondents who visited some banks and shops in building was told that businesses had been asked to close shops on Tuesday .
A member of staff , who did not want to be named , also said some workers who were not directly involved in the logistics to host the President would stay away from the complex during the budget presentation .
Security agents and the sergeants – at-arms were seen ensuring perfecting strategies to forestall any ugly incident during the president ’s visit .
Meanwhile , as of 6 pm when this report was filed on Monday , the management had yet to fix the faulty luggage and body scanners mounted especially at the entrances of the White House section of the complex , which houses the legislative chambers .