The Senate has received the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper from President Muhammadu Buhari.
The document was submitted through a letter addressed to the President of the Senate and read on the floor of the parliament.
Adopting order 1B of the Senate’s standing rules, the bill passed first reading and was immediately referred to the relevant joint committees of the Senate .
The President of the Senate says the reason for this speedy action is to ensure the Senate considers and pass this fiscal document before it proceeds on its annual long recess.
The Joint committee is expected to summit its report to the Senate by Thursday.