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Buhari seeks NASS approval for N895bn supplementary budget


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The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has asked the National Assembly to approve a supplementary budget of N895bn.

The request was read at plenary on Tuesday by the President of the Senate.

The amount had earlier been approved by the Federal Executive Council.

A large chunk of the money was meant to fund the procurement of military hardware to prosecute the war against insurgency and banditry.

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The Federal Government is also expected to spend the remaining amount on health-related issues.