Senate Summons Minister Of Finance Over N206bn

The Senate Committee on Special Duties has summoned the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed.

The summon is over the insertion of 206 billion naira inserted into the 2023 budget of the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.

Chairman of the committee Sen. Yusuf Yusuf, made the summon when Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Farouq, appeared before the committee for defence of the ministry’s 2023 budget.

A member of the committee Sen. Ishaku Abbo had asked Farouq about 206 billion naira in the budget that the minister intended to borrow.