- Former vice president Atiku Abubakar stormed NASS on Thursday, December 5
- Atiku attended the public hearing on a bill for the conversion of MAUTech Yola to a conventional university
- The PDP presidential candidate noted that he attended the public hearing in the interest of the nation
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, on Thursday, December 5, stormed the National Assembly to attend a public hearing organised by the Senate.
Legit.ng reports that the former vice president was at the Senate as one of the stakeholders at a public hearing on a bill for the conversion of the Modibbo Adama University of Technology to a conventional university
It was gathered that the public hearing was held at the Senate conference Room 231.
Atiku had on the evening of Thursday, December 5, wrote on his Twitter handle that he joined fellow compatriots at the public hearing in the interest of the country.
Read his tweet below:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that the National Assembly on Thursday, December 5, passed the 2020 appropriation bill after the report presentation by Barau Jibrin, the chairman of the Senate committee on appropriation.
It was reported that the 2020 budget was increased from N10.33 trillion earlier presented by President Muhammadu Buhari to 10,594,362,364,830, that is, approximately N10.6 trillion.
The Senate increased the oil benchmark price to $57 per barrel as opposed to the $55 proposed by the executive arm of the federal government. However, the upper chamber left oil production rate at 2.18 million per barrel on a daily basis.
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