BREAKING: National Assembly To Spend 125 Billion In 2017 Budget
The National Assembly has published its 2017 budget, raising the cost from 115 billion in 2016 to 125 billion Naira.
Total personnel cost takes 24 billion Naira; total overhead cost - 86 billion Naira; and total capital cost - 15 billion Naira.
A breakdown of the estimates shows that the National Assembly gets 14.9 billion; Senate, 31.3 billion; House of Representatives, 49 billion; National Assembly Service Commission, 2.4 billion; legislative aides, 9.6 billion; Public Accounts Committee (Senate), 118.9 million; Public Accounts Committee (Reps), 142.7 million; general services, 12.5 billion; National Assembly Legislative Institute, 4.3 billion; and service wide vote, 391.3 billion.
The Senate is currently considering the report by its Committee on Appropriations on the 2017 Appropriation Bill.