The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday suspended its plenary for two weeks to allow lawmakers to attend to budget matters.
The suspension was sequel to a motion for adjournment moved by Ahmen Lawan, Senate Leader.
Senator Lawan who represents Yobe North on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) urged the lawmakers to suspend their plenary until Tuesday, April 2.
His motion was adopted via a voice vote.
On Tuesday the N8.8 trillion 2019 budget scaled second reading at the Senate. The Senate thereafter asked its
After the passage, the Senate mandated its committee on appropriation to work on. The same Tuesday the House of Representatives on Tuesday suspended its plenary for two weeks for the same reason.