President Muhammadu Buhari in separate letters of requests , sought approval of the Senate Tuesday for issuance of promissory notes totalling over N402billion.


The first of such requests read in plenary by President of the Senate , Ahmad Lawan was N375billion meant for settling outstanding claims owed various exporters .


Other similar debts payment requests to be routed through Debt Management Office ( DMO ) , are N6.706billion for Kebbi State Government on construction of federal road in the State and N2.706billion for Taraba State Government for constructing federal roads as well .


President Buhari in another request as read in plenary by President of the Senate , Ahmad Lawan , also sought for approval of the Senate on​ issuance of N18.623billion for Kebbi State Government.


The President in the letter , said payment of N18.623billion to Yobe State Government through the Debt Management Office , will help the state to offset all monies , expended on execution​ of five different federal road projects in the state.


The President in the separate letters , sought for expeditious consideration of the requests.


In another letter of request, President Buhari sought for confirmation of appointment of Mohamed Sabo Lamido as Executive Commissioner , Finance and Accounts of the Board of Upstream Regulatory Commission.

Lamido’s appointment as explained by the President in the letter read​ in plenary by the Senate President, was necessitated by the death of Hassan Gambo who hitherto served in that capacity before his death.


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