The Senate, on Monday, said the 2022 Appropriation Bill would be considered and passed between December 15 – 16, 2021.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, Senator Barau Jibrin, disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after a meeting of Standing Committees’ chairmen.
The lawmaker said the budget hearings and engagements with ministries, departments and agencies by Appropriation sub-committees would hold between October 18 till November 5.
He said the standing committees have November 24 to submit their report to the Appropriations Committee for collation.
“Collation/harmonisation of reports by Appropriations Committee will start by Thursday 25th of November till Tuesday, 7th of December, 2021
“Printing and distribution will be between Wednesday 8th and Monday 13, December 2021.
“Submission and presentation on Tuesday 14th December while consideration and passage will be between Wednesday 15th – Thursday 16th, December 2021,” he said.
The 2022 budget estimate has a projection of N16.39 trillion.