We won’t allow anyone frustrate 2020 budget passage, says Senate President
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President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said on Friday that the National Assembly will not allow Ministers or Heads of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of government to frustrate it from passing the 2020 Budget proposals by December.
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