Senate Grants Buhari N574 Billion Excess Subsidy Payment

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The Nigerian senate Tuesday approved N574 million in excess of the N465 billion President Muhammadu Buhari requested for fuel subsidy payment. Senator Danjuma Goje, chairman of the senate committee on appropriations, told the senate that the president's initial request was meant for January to September, stating that October to December should be added. The request was referred to Goje's committee to deliberate upon. The approval was supplementary to the original budget believed to be inadequate.

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