ABUJA, SEPTEMBER 27, 2016 – The senate on Tuesday voted against the sales of National assets in tackling the current economic recession ravaging the country.The senate took the decision, following a motion by Minority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, urging the upper legislative chamber to reject the proposal for the sale of the nation’s assets.
Ndume said,“I move that the senate oppose the sale of national assets to shore up our reserves.”
Senate President Bukola Saraki put the motion to a voice vote to which “the ayes had it”.
Recall that the senate had last week, debated on ways to get the economy out of recession.
The Senate President had in a 14-point statement, recommended the sale of national assets to shore up the nation’s reserves.