BREAKING: Senate, Reps pass 2020 budget, increase NASS’ appropriation

The Senate and the House of Representatives have both passed the 2020 budget with a significant increase.

DAILY POST gathered that the National Assembly is a major beneficiary of the increase.

The President proposed N10.33Trillion while the Appropriations committees on both Chamber recommended N10.59Trillion.

The breakdown of the budget revealed that out of the N263 billion increment, the National Assembly increased its budget from N125 billion to N128billion.

The House on Thursday passed harmonized version, which Senate had earlier passed.

The House also passed a motion to ensure that the budget runs from 1st of January to December 31st 2020.

Speaking on the increment, the Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations, Muktar Batera disclosed that it is to ensure social…



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