National Assembly will pass 2021 budget before 2020 ends – Lawan


President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said the National Assembly is ready to pass the 2021 Appropriation Bill before the end of 2020.

Lawan made this known in his opening remarks before the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), was called to lay the national budget before the joint session of the National Assembly.

The Senate President recalled how the parliament promised to pass the 2020 budget before the year ended, which was achieved.

“The National Assembly is ready to pass the 2021 budget before the end of the year, by the grace of God,” Lawan said.

He also notes that while the 2020 budget focussed on job creationa and economic stability among other things, the 2021 budget is targetted at the consolidating on the of gains on the 2020 budget.

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