A file picture of lawmakers throughout plenary within the Senate Chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja.
The Senate is to obtain the report on President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the affirmation of the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, and members of the company on Wednesday subsequent week.
Similarly, it might obtain the report on the President’s request for the affirmation of Edward Adamu as Chairman of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
During plenary on Wednesday on the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly, the lawmakers referred the requests to the Senate Committee on Finance for additional legislative motion.
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The committee chaired by Senator Olamilekan Adeola was directed to submit its report on December 18 earlier than the National Assembly adjourns for the Christmas break.
Meanwhile, the lawmakers have accepted the report of the Conference Committee of the Senate and House of Representatives on the Finance Bill handed by the National Assembly just lately.
They additionally obtained the 2020 statutory finances proposal of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).
In a letter dated December 10, 2019, and addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, President Buhari requested the National Assembly to think about the 2020 finances proposal of the FCTA.
He defined that the request to the Senate was in compliance with Sections 121 and 299 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended).
The letter learn: “Pursuant to Sections 121 and 299 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (as amended), I forward herewith, the 2020 statutory budget proposal of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, for the kind consideration and passage by the Senate.
“While hoping that this submission will receive the usual expeditious consideration of the Senate, please accept, Distinguished Senate President, the assurances of my highest consideration.”