Senate set 28th November budget passage date
Senate President, Ahmad Lawan said has that the National Assembly is working towards the passage of the 2020 Appropriation bill on November 28, 2019.
To achieve this target date, Lawan directed the Senate Committee on Appropriations to submit its report on the 2020 budget proposals on November 26, 2019. Lawan gave the directive on the floor of the Senate during plenary.
The Senate President stated that the committee’s compliance to lay its report on November 26 would facilitate the passage of the 2020 budget on November 28, before the National Assembly proceeds on Christmas break.