Senate, Reps In Emergency Session, Set To Pass 2024 Budget


News Investigators/ The Senate is set for its special plenary for the consideration and passage of the 2024 Appropriation Bill, even as its counterpart in the Green Chamber sits to deliver the budget today.

The sitting has been rescheduled for 1pm today (Saturday) according to a memo by the Clerk of the Red Chamber, Chinedu Francis Akubueze.

The Clerk in his memo addressed to the senators, did not give reasons for shifting the plenary from 10am to 1pm.

The memo titled “Plenary Sitting to Commence 1pm Prompt” read in part: “This is to kindly inform Distinguished Senators that the plenary sitting of the Senate, scheduled for Saturday, December 30th, 2023, will hold by 1pm prompt.

Both the Senate and House of Representatives will consider and pass the budget today before adjourning for the New Year break.


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