The Senate has ordered the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma to appear before its Joint Committee on Finance and Appropriation on Tuesday, Oct. 3.
The ministers had been asked to appear before it in plenary to brief it on the level of implementation of the 2017 Budget, changed its decision on Thursday.
The decision came after a point of order raised by the Leader of the Senate, Sen. Ahmed Lawan.
The lawmakers adopted the new position following a voice vote.
Senator Ahmed appealed to his colleagues to allow the committees conversate with the minister for a more robust discussion.
Bukola Saraki, urged the Clerk of the National Assembly to communicate the position of the Senate to the ministers.