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Senate To Pass 2021 Budget Monday

Nigerian Senate

BEVERLY HILLS, December 16, (THEWILL) – The Senate on Wednesday said it would pass the 2021 budget on Monday.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan who disclosed this at plenary, said the deferment of the passage to Monday followed new items of expenditure transmitted to the National Assembly by the Executive.

He said that the Committee on Finance will work through the weekend to capture the fresh requests from the executive in their 2021 Appropriation Bill report.

He added that the Senate would hold a special session on Monday 21 December, 2020, to consider and pass the 2021 budget.