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Senate passes bill for Act to amend 2023 supplementary appropriation bill till 31st December

The Senate has passed a bill for an Act to amend the implementation of the 2023 supplementary appropriation bill till 31st December, 2024.

The passage followed the emergency plenary convened which was presided by the President of the Senate, Senator Godswill Akpabio.

After clause by clause consideration of the bill and after the Committee of Supply, the bill was then read the third time and passed.

The 2023 supplementary budget bill was sponsored by the Senate Leader, Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, APC, Ekiti Central for its implementation to be extended.

In his remark, the President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio who thanked Senators for their understanding and patriotism, expressed his belief that the implementation would allow the executive to complete all abandoned projects.

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