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FEC TO HOLD EXTRAORDINARY MEETING TODAY

The extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council earlier scheduled for Saturday would take place today Monday, by 12 noon.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the FEC meeting is to put finishing touches to year 2020 budget.

He also noted that the budget would be presented to the National Assembly by 2pm on Tuesday.

According to journalists, the Senate had received an official communication from President Muhammadu Buhari to present the 2020 Appropriation bill before a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday.

The request, which was dated October 2, 2019 and addressed to the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, was read at the plenary on Thursday.

Also, the Senate, after a long debate on Thursday, approved all the 16 recommendations contained in the report of the National Assembly joint Committee on Finance and National Planning, on the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper.

Also, the Senate, after a long debate on Thursday, approved all the 16 recommendations contained in the report of the National Assembly joint Committee on Finance and National Planning, on the 2020-2022 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper.

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, said the development had paved the way for President Muhammadu Buhari to submit the 2020 budget.

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