Senate finally passes 2019 budget, jerks it up by N86 billion
The senate has just passed a sum of N8.916 trillion as the budget for the 2019 fiscal year.
This is against the N8.83 trillion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari to a joint session of the National Assembly last year.
The new budget figure was passed after Danjuma Goje, chairman senate committee on appropriations, presented a report on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday.
The figure is N86 billion higher than what Buhari presented at NASS on December 19