The Nigerian Senate currently holding an emergency plenary session two days before President Muhammadu Buhari hands over the country’s affairs to President-elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The session is being presided by the Senate president, Ahmed Lawan, but its purpose is unclear as of the time of filing this report.
This is the second time in the 9th Senate that an emergency session is convened. The first was during the COVID-19 pandemic to approve funds to address the pandemic.
From the just released order paper, the major proposed legislations for consideration today are the 2022 supplementary budget amendment bill and the CBN Act amendment bill.
It is being suggested that the National Assembly will delibrate how to increase the Ways and Means provision from 5% to 15%.
More details to follow as the story unfolds…
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