President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with the leadership of the National Assembly in the State House, Abuja to discuss raising a Supplementary Budget to fund COVID-19 vaccination and acquisition of more military equipment.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan and the Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila revealed some of the details of the meeting to State House Correspondents.
Lawan told correspondents that both the Executive and the Legislature agreed that there should be a supplementary budget for the vaccination and security.
According to Senator Lawan, “it is one government where the legislature is working together and we have come to meet with Mr. President to discuss issues of serious national concern and one of those issues is the issue of supplementary budget.
“Today, I’m sure in Nigeria, there are no more grave issues, than COVID-19 and security situation in the country. And I want to take this opportunity to say that the security situation is gradually improving. And I’m sure that when we give more resources to our security agencies, we will see an even faster recovery of our situation.