N’assembly finally releases details of its 2018 budget

The national assembly has released details of its 2018 budget.

The office of the senate president released details of the budget in a tweet on Friday.

Senate President Bukola Saraki had promised that details of the budget would be made public following pressure from human rights activists and civil society groups.

Of the N139 billion earmarked for the legislature, N35 billion was the total for the senate, while the house of representatives had N57 billion.

While legislative aides got N10 billion, the national assembly office and commission got N15 billion and N2 billion respectively.

The national assembly legislative institute got N4 billion while N1.1 billion was appropriated for service wide vote of the legislature.

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