House Of Representatives Passes 2015 Budget (DETAILS)

House Of Representatives Passes 2015 Budget (DETAILS)

By News Desk | The Trent on April 24, 2015
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Nigeria House Of Represenative Building, Abuja

The Federal House of Representatives on Thursday, April 23, 2015 passed the 2015 budget, approving N4.493 trillion for the year.

A breakdown of the budget presented by John Owan Enoh, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker from Cross River state and Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations shows the following:

Presidency – N20,085,865,120
Education – N392.2 billion
Defence/MOD/Army/Air Force/Navy – N326.69 billion
Police formation and commands – N303.82 billion
Health – N236.9 billion
Former Presidents/Heads of State and Vice Presidents/Chiefs of General Staff – N2.3 billion
Public service wage adjustment for MDAs (including arrears of promotion and salary increases) – N38.98 billion
Improved remuneration package for Nigerian police – N11.755 billion
Presidential Amnesty programme – N63,281,093,786
Debt servicing – N953.62 billion
Youth development – N69.42 billion

Office of the National Security Adviser (NSA) – N62.22 billion
Petroleum Resources – N58.29 billion
Secretary to the Federal Government – N48.299 billion
Foreign Affairs – N41.688 billion
Agriculture and Rural Development – N31.87 billion
Science and Technology – N26.59 billion
Works – N25.177 billion
Information – N23.69 billion
Tourism, Culture and National Orientation – N18.118 billion

Environment – N15.602 billion
Trade and Investment – N10.978 billion

Communication Technology – N10.597 billion

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