The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Abbas, has said the 2024 budget proposal would be passed on December 30, 2023.
According to The PUNCH, the lawmaker representing Zaria Federal Constituency stated this on the floor of the Green Chamber at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday.
This is just as he notified Committee Chairmen that the Appropriation Committee has directed them to prepare reports of the budget defence by the various Ministries, Departments and Agencies for submission latest by 8 pm on Tuesday, the 19th day of December 2023.
The speaker said other budget related activities like compilation, processing and harmonization would take place in between.
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