National Assembly Breaks Down 2017 Budget

National Assembly Breaks Down 2017 Budget

The National Assembly published a breakdown of its budget for the first time on Thursday.

This is in fulfilment of a promise by Senate President Bukola Saraki, that the 8th NASS will publish its 2017 budget.

The senate president in a series of tweets said the “budget breakdown for the National Assembly has been released.”

Also the Nigerian Senate on its twitter handle published the breakdown of the budget.

The budget showed that the National Assembly has budgeted N125bn as against N115bn in 2016.

A summary of the Proposed 2017 Budget showed that the National Assembly will get N14.9bn, while the Senate will get a total of N31.3bn, the House of Representatives will get N49bn.

The National Assembly Service Commission will getsN2.4bn while the legislative aides will get a budget of N9.6bn.

Also, Public Accounts Committee (Senate) will get N118.9m while that of Reps will get N142.7m.

The breakdown further shows that the General services gets N12.5bn; National Assembly Legislative Institute, N4.3bn while the Service-wide vote gets N391.3bn.

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#PromiseKept breakdown of @NGRSenate budget. full 33 pages of entire nass budget to be uploaded online shortly #Opennass
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