The Senate has commenced debate on the general principles of the 2020 Appropriation Bill.

President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday presented an estimate of 10.33 trillion naira as proposed aggregate expenditure for 2020 to a joint session of the National Assembly.

Leader of the Senate, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, had moved a motion that a Bill for an Act to authorize the issue from the consolidated revenue fund of the Federation the total sum of over 10 trillion naira.