The President of the 9th Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has officially announced the postponement of the passage of the 2021 Budget,
The Senate fixed Monday, 21st December, 2021, for the passage. The reason for the shift as disclosed by Senator Lawan, was as a result of the new items of expenditure transmitted to the National Assembly by the Executive.
He added that the Committee on Finance will work through the weekend, to capture the fresh requests from the Executive, in their 2021 Appropriation Bill report.
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