Senate Passes N9.12 Trillion 2018 Budget

Senate Passes N9.12 Trillion 2018 Budget

By Wires Editor | The Trent on May 17, 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari, Yakubu Barde, Agom Adara, Nasir el-Rufai, Oghene Emma-Igoh
The Nigerian Senate | The Trent

Nigerian Senate has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill, following the consideration and adoption of the report by the joint National Assembly Committee on Appropriation.

The report was laid before the Senate on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, while the lawmakers considered and adopted it at an extended plenary on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. The same version of the report was presented in the Senate and House of Representatives.

President Muhammadu Buhari had presented the budget of N8.612 trillion to the parliament for passage in November 2017, but the National Assembly raised the estimate to N9.12 trillion.

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