Senate Begins Annual Vacation, To Resume September 15

The Senate on Thursday adjourned plenary till September 15 to enable members proceed on annual summer vacation.


Senate President Ahmad Lawan made this known after an extended sitting of the Upper Chamber, in Abuja.

Lawan however said the break notwithstanding, the various committees of the Senate would be working and available “to attend to urgent matters that require their attention”.

He directed the Senate Committee on Finance to engage with the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planing, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, to prepare the 2021 appropriation Bill.

He said the Senate hopes the Executive will, apart from the presentation of the 2021 budget estimates, forward to it the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) for consideration and passage.

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