Buhari seeks Senate’s approval to pay N226bn, $556.8m, £98.5m judgement debts

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari, has asked the Senate to approve a request to pay the judgement debt in the sum of $566,754,584.31, £98,526,012.00, and N226 billion. The PUNCH reports that the monies were owed by the Federal Government through the issuance of promissory notes. Buhari’s letter of request was read at plenary by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Wednesday. The letter reads in part, “The Distinguished Senate President may wish to be informed that the Federal Executive Council at its meeting of March 29, 2023, approved the liquidations of top priority judgement debts and general judgement debts owed

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