Breaking: Reps begin debate on 2022 N16.39trn finances Wednesday


By Levinus Nwabughiogu

House of Representatives has stated it should begin debate on the 2022 finances proposal introduced to a joint session of the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari final week Thursday.

Recall that the finances measurement is N16.39 trillion.

The Speaker of the House, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila who made the disclosure at plenary on Tuesday stated the talk will happen on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

He stated the copies of the finances shall be distributed to the members and  directed lawmakers to submit their names to the House Clerk, Ben Akubueze.

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Gbajabiamila additionally stated that the schedule for the finances defence with Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs of the federal authorities shall be launched Wednesday.

He added that the House will adjourn plenary after the talk periods to begin the finances defence.

 “We are going to distribute copies of President Muhammadu Buhari letter and budget to lawmakers. Members who are interested in debate on the budget as presented, the merits and demerits and the general principles of the Budget as presented by Mr. President.

“Please send your names to the clerk. We will be having the debate, two days. Wednesday and Thursday after which we will suspend plenary for work to start on the budget, the budget defense.

“The timetable will be released to the committees by tomorrow. So if you are interested send your names to the clerk today. Add the dates you’re interested in contributing. Whether Wednesday or Thursday, write it next to your name”, Gbajabiamila stated.

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Breaking: Reps begin debate on 2022 N16.39trn finances Wednesday

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