FRESH: NASS releases its 2017 budget

The national assembly has released its 2017 budget, which is summed at N125 billion.

According to the breakdown of the budget, the management of the national assembly has N6.7 billion for personnel cost, N6.2 billion for overhead costs and N2 billion for capital.

The total money voted to the management of the national assembly is N14.9 billion.

The senate has N1.8 billion for personnel costs, N25 billion for overhead costs and N4 billion for capital, receiving total of N31 billion.

The house of representatives got N4.9 billion for personnel costs, N39.6 billion for overhead costs and N4.5 billion for capital. The total sum voted for to the lower legislative chamber is N49 billion.

The national assembly service commission has N961 million for personnel cost, N1.1 billion for overhead costs and N309 million for capital, and a total of N2.4 billion.

Public accounts committee of senate got N118 million for overhead costs.

The house of reps got  N142 million for same.

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