Bukola Saraki, Senate President says 2019 budget will be passed by the senate on Tuesday, April 16th.
He also added on Tuesday during plenary that President Muhammadu Buhari has withhold assent to eight bills including the controversial National Housing Fund Bill.
He urged sub-committees of the Appropriation Committee to submit their reports by Friday this week.
He also mandated the Appropriation panel to submit its report from April 9 to 11, 2019.
Saraki subsequently adjourned plenary to April 9 to enable relevant committees to complete budget defence sessions with ministries, departments and agencies.