Breaking: Buhari Seeks Senate’s approval for $5.5b loan

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The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the Senate to approve a loan of $5.5 billion to fund the 2017 budget.

His request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Tuesday.

The President also said that the 2017 budget had a deficit of N2.356 trillion.