Buhari Writes Senate, Seeks Approval for $2.786bn Eurobond


By Deji Elumoye in Abuja

The Senate received an Executive communication from President Muhammadu Buhari asking the National Assembly to approve a request for  for the issuance of  $2.786 billion Eurobond for partial financing of the 2018 budget’s fiscal deficit.

The Senators who had been on recess since July 24 upon resumption Tuesday went into an Executive Session that lasted for 20 minutes from 11.05 am to 11.25 am.

THISDAY learnt from reliable sources that during the Executive Session the Senators were frank in their discussions about recent developments in the Senate in particular and the National Assembly at large.

The Senators were said to have agreed to give peace a chance with all members having fruitful discussions about the future of the Eighth Senate as it goes into its last stage.

Other resolutions include that Senators agreed to give peace a chance and…

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