Senate Adjourns Plenary Till November 24

Senate Adjourns Plenary Till November 24

By Wires Editor | The Trent on October 20, 2020
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Ahmad Lawan, Senate
Ahmed Lawan, the senate president of Nigeria

The Senate on Tuesday, October 20, 2020, suspended it’s plenary and adjourned till November 24, 2020.

Ahmad Lawan, the Senate President said the suspension of plenary for three weeks was to enable Ministries, Department, and Agencies, MDAs of the Federal Government to appear before the relevant committees to defend their 2021 budget estimates.

He said that period would also enable the Joint Senate Committees on Petroleum (Upstream, Downstream, and Gas) to conduct public hearings on the Petroleum Industry Bill, PIB, which scaled second reading on Tuesday.

He warned that any MDA that fails to appear before the relevant committees to defend their estimates would have the figure allocated to them in the Appropriation Bill approved as it is.

Source: The Nation

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