Senate suspends plenary till Nov, to begin 2022 budget defense

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The Senate on Wednesday adjourned plenary till November 9, 2021.

This is to enable its Committees begin budget defense sessions with Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs.

The upper chamber suspended sitting after concluding debate on the 2022 Appropriation Bill.

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This was contained in a statement by Ezrel Tabiowo, spokesman to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan.

Lawan tasked committees to thoroughly scrutinise budget estimates in the 2022 Appropriation Bill before the National Assembly.

He said, "The Senate has hereby suspended plenary in order to consider the budget.

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"There will be budget defense from Monday until November 9, when we resume plenary.

"Like we did before, we must remain very critical of the proposals presented to us by the executive arm of government.

"We must ensure equity in the distribution of projects. We must ensure economy in the application of funds. We must question any possible overpricing of items.

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"[And] we should be able at the end of the day to have a budget that covers the interest of all the communities that we have in this and all parts of the country."

Earlier, a total of 42 Senators took turns to make their contributions during the second and final day of debate on the 2022 Appropriation Bill.

Among those who spoke were Senators Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi, Adelere Oriolowo, Patrick Akinyelure, Ibrahim Gobir, Smart Adeyemi, Ibrahim Abdullahi, George Thompson Sekibo, Christopher Ekpenyong, Betty Apiafi, Mohammed Musa, Michael Opeyemi Bamidele, Michael Nnachi, and Yahaya Oloriegbe.

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Others are: Matthew Urhoghide, Francis Fadahunsi, Mukhail Adetokunbo Abiru, Anayo Rochas Okorocha, Oyelola Ashiru, Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, Hezekiah Dimka, Binos Dauda Yaroe, Chukwuma Frank Ibezim, Olalekan Mustapha, Chukwuka Utazi, Abba Patrick Moro, Danladi Sankara, and Isah Jibrin.


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