Senate In Rowdy Session Over N29 Trillion Ways And Means Funds

There was a heated session at the Senate on Tuesday, where words were traded over the N29 trillion Ways and Means funds by the previous administration of Muhammadu Buhari.

During the plenary on Tuesday, Senate Chief Whip, Ali Ndume submitted that the Senate had acted illegally by allowing the former President to draw funds from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and expended same for the parliament to approve.

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His submission triggered heated debates on the floor of the upper legislative chamber as some other lawmakers disagreed with the Borno Senator, leading to an exchange of words.

The development is coming at a time the Minister of Finance, Wale Edun had disclosed plans by the administration of President Bola Tinubu to probe the N23 trillion Ways and Means debt hanging on its neck.

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