The Senate has accepted and adopted the alterations in the 2016 Appropriation Bill made by President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari sent a letter to the Senate President notifying federal lawmakers of some corrected versions in the 2016 budget.

In the letter read on the floor by Senate President Bukola Saraki, President Buhari stated that although there are some alterations in the budget, the figures remain the same.


The Senate consequently directed the Senate Leader, Mr Ali Ndume, to distribute the budget with the alterations.

Debate on the budget is to begin on Wednesday, January 20, 2015.