National Assembly publishes breakdown of N125bn budget

National Assembly publishes breakdown of N125bn budget

Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:27 pm

National Assembly.

The National Assembly has published details of allocation of its N125bn budget for the 2017 fiscal year, the first time the lawmakers will be making such details public since 1999.

The publication of the breakdown of the budget followed sustained pressure for greater transparency by Nigerians, especially civil society activists for more information on how the lawmakers spend their annual allocation.

Here is the breakdown of the allocation of the N125 billion to the different sector heads:

Management- N14, 919, 065, 013;

Senate- N31, 398, 765, 886;

House of Representatives- N49, 052, 743, 983;

National Assembly Service Commission- N2, 415, 712, 873;

Legislative Aides- N9, 602, 095, 928;

Public Accounts Committee of Senate- N118, 970, 215;

Public Accounts Committee of Reps- N142, 764, 258;

General Services- N12, 584, 672, 079;

N/A Legislative Institute- N4, 373, 813, 596;

Service Wide Vote-  N391, 396, 169.

Details later…

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