National Assembly members return tomorrow for 2020 budget

National Assembly

The National Assembly members will tomorrow resume from their Eid-el-Fitri break to consider President Muhammadu Buhari’s Appropriation (Amendment) Bill 2020.

Both Chambers of the National Assembly had on May 20 adjourned plenary till 2 June 2020.

But on Tuesday, the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, in a statement in Abuja, said all Senators and members of the House of Representatives are expected to resume on Thursday, May 28 to reconsider the 2020 budget.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, had while adjourning plenary session last Tuesday, said that the Senate was prepared to cut short its break to consider any urgent communication from President Buhari, especially on the 2020 budget.

The revised 2020 Budget was submitted to both Chambers of the National Assembly last week Wednesday.

Senator Babajide Omoworare, SSA to President Buhari submitted the amended budget to the Senate.

His counterpart in the House of Representatives, Umar Ibrahim El-Yakub, submitted the copy to the House.

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