The Senate President of the ninth National Assembly, Mr. Ahmed Lawan has revealed that there is no going back on the passage of the 2020 budget.
Speaking during the unveiling of the Legislative Agenda of the House of Representatives, Lawan urged all Ministers, Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to take advantage of the limited time available and defend their budgets.
He also revealed that the Senate will suspend plenary next week Tuesday to begin consideration of a budget defence by MDAs.
The unveiling of the legislative agenda for the Ninth House of Representatives by, the Incumbent Speaker, Mr. Femi Gbajabiamila also expressed the readiness of the legislators to work tenaciously for the good of the people. This was the view of the speaker of the House of reps as he revealed that the goal of his regime is to bring about positive policies that will drive the nation to an all-inclusive economy.
Speaker Gbajabiamila reiterated the commitment of his leadership to a selfless partnership with the Executive for the benefit of all citizens.