National Assembly to prioritize the 2019 budget and the passage of minimum wage bill on resumption

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The Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ahmad Lawan, says the National Assembly will prioritize the consideration of the 2019 budget and the passage of minimum wage bill upon resumption.

Lawan, who made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, said the lawmakers would not hesitate in attending to the bills

He Noted though Lawmakers would be constrained by time in view of preparations for the 2019 general elections, they would work extensively on the bills within the available time.

The leader of the senate also said it was important for the National Assembly to consider the minimum wage bill as soon as it is presented by President Muhammadu Buhari because passing the bill would help bring succour to workers.

DAILY POST/ ANAS