Breaking News Senate grants FG’s request to amend 2016 budget


By Wahab Akanji, Abuja

Members of the upper legislative chambers, the Senate have approved a request by President Muhammadu Buhari for an amendment to the 2016 budget.

At plenary on Tuesday, the Senate re-assigned the sum of N180.8 billion to areas it called critical recurrent and capital items.

The Senate’s approval followed the presentation of the report of the Committee on Appropriations led by Danjuma Goje on Tuesday.

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