The secrecy that has characterised the processing of the 2020 Budget bill in the Senate led to a mild drama yesterday at the National Assembly. The Committee on Special Duties headed by Senator Yusuf Yusuf practically chased journalists out of a meeting
The Senate yesterday justified the N125 billion proposed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the National Assembly budget for the 2020 fiscal year. The National Assembly has a lot of staff to take care of in both chambers. The number of committees is large too because of the volume of work.
The Senate yesterday revisited the sexual harassment bill sponsored by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege (APC, Delta Central) and passed by the Eighth Senate. It specifies a five-year jail term for those who fail to contain their sexual excesses.