Reps pass 2020 budget – The Nation Newspaper

Tony Akowe, Abuja


The 2020 Appropriation bill of N10, 594,362,364,380 was on Thursday passed by the House of Representatives.

The President had presented a total estimate of N10.33 trillion to the National Assembly for passage.

The House increased the capital budget of the federal ministry of Works and Housing from N259.201 billion sent by the President to N315.563 billion, while that of Ministry of Transportation was reduced from N123.069 billion to N121.360.

The House also increased capital budget of the Ministry of Education from N50.946 billion to N84.728 billion, Ministry of Health was also increased by the House from N46.477 to N59.909 billion, while the budget for the Ministry for Water Resources was also increased from N78.378 billion to N91.679 billion.

Similarly, the budget of the National Assembly was increased by N3 billion from N125 billion to N128 billion, while the capital budget for Ministry of Power was reduced from N133.494 billion to N129.082 billion.

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