Politics News

Federal Lawmakers To Suspend Holidays Over Revised Budget

Federal lawmakers will have to suspend their recess and reconvene to consider the 2020 revised budget.

The clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori, made this announcement in a memo dated May 26, asking the lawmakers to resume sitting on the 28th of May.

Both chambers of the National Assembly had adjourned on the 19th of May till the 2nd of June to allow members to celebrate Eid-El-Fitr.

Read Also: Wife of journalist detained for criticizing Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government had in April, cut down the 2020 budget by over N320 billion and proposed a new budget of N10.27 trillion against the N10.59 trillion passed by the National Assembly.

According to the government, this cut is based on the global economic realities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the recent crisis in the oil market.

32 Comments

  1. This is the first time this kind of thing is happening in Nigeria. Suspend holiday for work. Anyways there are too may holidays in Nigeria.

  2. As long as it will be use for the country development no problem but let them use it for the right proposed

Adblocker Detector

Please support our site by disabling your Adblocker if you enjoy our content. We depend on Ad revenue to keep quality content for you to enjoy for free. (Kindly turn off your adblocker 😊)