Senate passes 2022 budget for second reading, adjourns for its defence

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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.); President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila at the 2022 budget presentation before the joint session of the National Assembly on Thursday.

The Senate, on Wednesday, passed for second reading the 2022 Appropriation Bill and adjourned plenary till November 9 for budget defence.

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, announced the adjournment during plenary.

He referred the Appropriation Bill to the Committee on Appropriation, directing them to report back in four weeks.

The development followed the conclusion of the general principles of the budget, with each senator baring their minds on the contents of the fiscal document.

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