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Senate fixes April 16 for passage of 2019 Budget



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The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday said the passage of the 2019 appropriation bill has been scheduled for April 16, 2019.

This was disclosed by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Sarski at resumption of Plenary on Tuesday.

Saraki enjoined sub-committees of the Appropriation Committee to submit their reports by Friday this week.

He gave the Appropriation panel between April 9 and 11 to submit its report before adjourning plenary to April 9.

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This, according to him, would enable relevant committees to complete budget defence sessions with ministries, departments and agencies.

President Muhammadu Buhari had in December last year laid a budget proposal of N8.83 trillion before the National Assembly.

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