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BREAKING: Senate to pass 2024 Budget today, fixes time for special plenary

The Senate will hold a special plenary by 1pm prompt today, Saturday, December 30, to consider and pass the 2024 budget.

This contained in a memo addressed to the Senators by the Clerk of the Senate, Chinedu Akubueze.

The memo titled: “plenary sitting to commence at 1pm prompt,” however did not provide reasons for the shifting of the plenary that had been scheduled for 10am to 1pm.

The memo read: “Dear Distinguished Senators. This is to kindly inform Distinguished Senators that the plenary sitting of the Senate, scheduled for Saturday, December 30th, 2023, will hold by 1pm prompt. Thank you and God Bless”

The Senate had on Wednesday 21st December 2023 adjourned plenary till Friday 29th December to consider and pass the 2024 budget.

Recall that the leadership of the National Assembly had expressed its readiness to pass the 2024 budget before the end of 2023 in order to maintain the January – December budget cycle policy of the Federal Government.

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