SENATE VOWS TO INTENSIFY BUDGET OVERSIGHT TO INCREASE REVENUE AND REDUCE BORROWING.

The Senate has stated that it will intensify its oversight on budget implementation so as to ensure increased revenue generation and put a stop to borrowing.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan stated this when he welcomed his colleagues back from the Christmas and new year holidays.

Senator Lawan noted that the signing of the 2022 Budget by President Muhammadu Buhari in December 2021 will ensure its early implementation and provide enough time for legislative oversight.

Senator Lawan stressed that the National Assembly will give expeditious attention to the Electoral Act Amendment Bill after due consultations.

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