Nigerian senate passes N17.3trn revised 2022 budget

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Abuja, April 14, 2022 The Senate has passed the revised 2022 N17.3trillion budget.
This followed the adoption of the report of Senate Committee on Appropriation at Thursday’s plenary.
Presenting the report, Sen. Barau Jibrin, the Chairman of the committee said that the budget was made up of N7 trillion recurrent expenditure and N5 trillion capital expenditure, while N817 billion was for statutory transfers.
Jibrin said that N3 trillion of the budget was for debt service.
“Also, the Senate approved the total sum of 3.55 trillion for PMS subsidy in 2022, forwarded in two separate requests by the President to the National Assembly for approval,” he said.