Meanwhile there will be no plenary for another one week as the Senate Recesses to complete the consideration of the 2016 Budget. Some of the MDAs are yet to meet with the Committees and as such will need more time. The obvious truth as displayed by the Chairman, Committee on Appropriation shows that the National Assembly cannot meet the deadline for the passage of the 2016 budget.
The earlier date of 25th February has which had been rumored as not feasibility has become a reality. The members finally agreed that one week from the 16th of February should see all Committees concluding their works. Meanwhile several bill passed second reading as the go to resume in a week’s time.