By Linda Ike
The Speaker of the House of Representatives,Tajudeen Abbas said the 2024 budget will be passed on December 30, 2023.
Abbas stated this at the resumption of plenary after 18 days break to allow Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to defend their budget.
He directed all house committees to submit their reports of the budget defence by agencies of government immediately to the Appropriation committee.
Recalled that the House had suspended plenary on December 1, to conduct budget defense towards speedy passage of the budget.