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FG okays N9.2bn for NASS renovation, presidential fleet gets N12bn

The Federal Government has retained the N9.2bn budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex.

This is according to the 2021 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly on Thursday by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).

Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo are also expected to spend N3.2bn for travels next year.

While N2.4bn was set aside for Buhari’s travels, N801m was earmarked for the Vice-President.

The Federal Government also set aside N2.3bn for the payment of entitlements of former heads of states, Presidents and Vice-Presidents.

A further breakdown of the allocation to the Presidential Air Fleet in the fiscal document shows that N2.4bn will be spent on overhauling of Gulfstream G550, Falcon 7X and CL 605 aircraft engines N2.4bn.

 

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