As part of his campaign promise the current Senate president had pledged to give details of the 2020 National Assembly budget the moment it was signed into law.

As part of the agenda, Lawan had pledged to give details of the 2020 National Assembly budget the moment the federal budget was signed into law by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

 The federal lawmakers had increased the 2020 National Assembly budget from N125bn proposed by the executive to N128bn without explaining reasons for the increment.