ABUJA-Performing President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday obtained the 2017 price range handed by the Nationwide Meeting final week.
The Senior Particular Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Nationwide Meeting Issues (Senate), Mr. Ita Enang in a closed door session introduced the doc to Osinbajo on the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The price range first introduced in December 2016 earlier than the 2 chambers of the nationwide meeting by the President had an estimate of N7.28 trillion however was raised to N7.44 trillion by the federal lawmakers.
Particulars of the price range confirmed that N434.four billion was appropriated for statutory transfers to the Nationwide Judicial Council (N100 billion); Niger Delta Improvement Fee (N64.02 billion); Common Primary Training (N95.2 billion); Nationwide Meeting (N125 billion); Public Complaints Fee (N4 billion); INEC (N45 billion); and Nationwide Human Rights Fee (N1.2 billion).
Briefing Journalists, Enang mentioned that the Performing President would assent to the price range after vital procedures had been concluded.
In a tweet, the Spokesman to Osinbajo, Mr. Laolu Akande mentioned that the Appropriation Invoice would beneath some consideration.
“2017 Funds-Appropraitions Invoice now formally obtained within the Performing President’s workplace & present process very immediate and diligent concerns”, he tweeted.
Particulars of the assembly later