National Assembly Joint Committee approves N143bn for INEC as 2019 election budget

National Assembly Joint Committee approves N143bn for INEC as 2019 election budget

National Assembly Joint Committee approves N143bn for INEC as 2019 election budget

Right this moment, the National Assembly Joint Committee on Electoral Issues authorized N143 billion for the Impartial National Electoral Fee, INEC, according to the proposal of President Buhari for the funding of the 2019 basic elections.  

The President had in a letter to the National Assembly on July 17 sought the approval of the Assembly for the virement of N143 billion to INEC in readiness for the 2019 polls.

Addressing newsmen on the finish of its 30-minute closed-door assembly in Senate Committtee Room 117 on Monday, the Committee Chairman, Senator Suleiman Nazif (Bauchi North), mentioned the committee which had met 4 rimes inside two weeks after exhaustive deliberations okayed N143 billion as election funds for INEC.

In keeping with him, the Committee might be assembly once more with INEC administration on Tuesday “so as to offer the electoral physique alternative to reprioritise its election wants”.

http://www.lindaikejisblog.com/2018/8/national-assembly-joint-committee-approves-n143bn-for-inec-as-2019-election-budget-2.html

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