Presidency To Spend 3.7 Billion On Foreign Trips,654 Million On Generators In 2013


The Presidency is to spend the sum of N654.02 million on generators in 2013.
The money covers the cost of maintenance of plants and generators as well as the cost of fueling them.
The money also covers the amount set aside to replace some generators in the institutions under the Presidency.
In 2012, the Federal Government including the presidency, ministries, departments and agencies proposed to spend more than N1.31bn in fuelling generators.

The budget for fuelling generators for the entire government in 2013 could not be determined as at press time.

Among the organisations under the Presidency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and the National Identity Management Commission have the highest allocation for power provision through generators.

Similarly, the presidency will spend N3.78bn on trips overseas in the 2013 financial year.

The estimates reveal that the State House, office of the Vice-President as well as some agencies under the presidency are proposing to spend this amount.

This amount excludes what is being proposed for spending for the same purpose locally.

According to the budget, the amount will be spent on “International Travel and Transport: Training & others.”

The State House Quarters proposes to spend N149.9m on international and transport: Training.

Under the sub-head ‘International Travel and Transport: Others’ it is also to spend N1.2bn.

Under the sub-head, “Presidency State House, International Travel and Transport: Training and others,” the sum of N118m and N902.4m is proposed for spending.


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