The National Assembly has passed the 2017 appropriation bill into law.
Premium Times had earlier reported that the House of Representatives has passed the 2017 budget. The lower house of legislature adopted the report by its House committee on appropriation.
The total sum approved by the House is ₦7. 44 trillion. The senate on its part, considered the report by its own appropriations committee led by Senator Danjuma Goje.
The Senate resolved to the Committee of Supply to consider the report clause by clause and passed it. The Senate’s official handle confirmed the development