Breaking News: Senate Passes 2019 Budget

The Nigerian Senate

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday passed the 2019 budget presented to it by President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2018.

Our correspondent at the Assembly Complex reports that the sum of N86 billion was added to the N8.83 trillion proposed by Buhari, thus, bringing the budget to a total sum of N8.916 trillion.

The budget was passed after Senator Danjuma Goje, Chairman Senate Committee on Appropriations, presented a report on the floor of the Senate Tuesday afternoon.

Details later…