MDAs to appear for 2020 budget defence in October – Lawan
Reps commence debate today; •APC, CUPP divided over budget prospects
PDP tasks NASS on 2020 Budget; challenges Buhari to make Presidency allocation public
By Henry Umoru, Levinus Nwabughiogu, Joseph Erunke, Omeiza Ajayi, Dirisu Yakubu & Tordue Salem
ABUJA-WORKS and Housing Ministry got the lion’s share of President Muhammadu Buhari’s proposed N10.33 trillion 2020 ‘’budget of Sustaining Growth and job creation.”
Sectors heavily favoured in the budget presented to the joint session of the National Assembly include Power, N127 billion; Transportation, N123 billion; Universal Basic Education Commission, UBEC, N112 billion; Defence, N100 billion; and zonal intervention projects, N100 billion
The 2020 Budget is N1.4 trillion higher than the N8.9 trillion budget of 2019.
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