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.

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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.

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

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