[News] Senate To Pass 2019 Budget On April 16 -

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has urged the committee to tidy up its report and lay it latest on April 11, to
enable the House pass the budget on April 16.

The Senate on Tuesday promised to pass the 2019 budget on April 16. This is just as President Muhammadu Buhari declined to assent the controversial National Housing Fund Bill and seven others recently passed by the National Assembly.

The Senate President Bukola Saraki, made the announcement at plenary on Tuesday. He urged sub-committees of the Appropriation Committee to submit their reports by Friday this week.

He also mandated the Appropriation panel to submit its report from April 9 to 11, 2019.
Saraki subsequently adjourned plenary to April 9 to enable relevant committees to complete budget defence sessions with
ministries, departments and agencies.

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