BREAKING: Senate passes 2022 budget, increases it by N1trn
The Nigerian Senate, on Wednesday, passed the 2022 appropriation bill.
President Muhammad Buhari had on the 7th October 2021, presented the budget estimates to the joint session of the National Assembly.
The version of the budget passed by the Senate contained estimates of N17,126,873,917,692, as against the N16,391,023,917,692 proposed by President Buhari in October.
This is coming barely one week after the Senate failed to pass the budget as promised.
In another report, the Federal Government has declared Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th December 2021; and Monday, 3rd January 2022 as public holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day celebrations respectively.
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration in a statement titled, ‘FG declares Monday, 27th, Tuesday 28th, 2021 and Monday, January 3rd, 2022 public holidays’ on Wednesday.
Aregbesola felicitates with Christians and all Nigerians at home and in the Diaspora on this year’s Christmas and New Year celebrations.
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