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Senate Proceeds On Break, To Pass 2019 Budget After Easter



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The Appropriation Committees in both chambers of the National Assembly on Wednesday laid the 2019 Appropriation bill in the Senate and House of Representatives.

The Committees submitted a harmonized budget report for consideration and adoption.

In the Senate, Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje submitted the report while the Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Mustapha Dawaki did the same.

Both chambers did not consider the report of the N8.83 trillion budget, proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari for the 2019 fiscal year.

Findings showed that the lawmakers who have proceeded on the Easter break would reconvene on April Wednesday 24, 2019 to pass the budget.

The House also adjourned plenary to enable members to observe the Easter celebration, would reconvene on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, to pass the budget.