House Of Representatives Passes 2015 Budget (DETAILS)

House Of Representatives Passes 2015 Budget (DETAILS)

By News Desk | The Trent on April 24, 2015
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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