The Senate has passed the 2018 Appropriation Bill following the consideration and adoption of the report by the joint National Assembly Committee on Appropriation .

The report was laid before the Senate on Tuesday , while the lawmakers considered and adopted it at an extended plenary on Wednesday .

The same version of the report was presented in the Senate and House of Representatives .

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President Muhammadu Buhari had presented the budget of N 8 .612 trn to the parliament for passage in November 2017 ; but the National Assembly raised the estimate to N 9. 12 trn .