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FCT Reps pass N222.361bn budget

For Satellite Towns Development Agency, the sum of N19.977 billion was appropriated, while N1.770 billion was for FCT Water Board.

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Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara

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The House of Representatives on Thursday approved N222.361 billion budget for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA).

Out of the N93.035 billion approved as recurrent expenditure (Non debt) for the 88 secretariats, departments and agencies under the purview of the FCTA, the sum of N52.575 billion was budgeted for personnel cost, while N40.460 billion was for overhead.

From the total sum of N129.326 billion approved for capital expenditure, the sum of N46.890 billion was appropriated for engineering services, N2.172 billion for engineering design, N2.451 billion for FCTA while N5.530 billion was for Resettlement and Compensation Department.

For Satellite Towns Development Agency, the sum of N19.977 billion was appropriated, while N1.770 billion was for FCT Water Board, with N1.168 billion budgeted for Road Traffic Services.

The sum of N1.343 billion was budgeted for the Department of Fire Service.

Further break down of the budget showed that the sum of N3.942 billion was for public buildings, N3.125 billion for FCT Treasury, N1.168 billion for Transport secretariat, N19.355 billion for Transport secretariat, while N2.097 billion was for FCT Universal Basic Education.

The sum of N1.318 billion was appropriated for HHS secretariat, N1.209 billion Health Management Board N1.375 billion was for department of animal production, while N2.429 billion was for facilities maintenance and management.

The administration is to spend the funds for the 2017 fiscal year ending Dec. 31.

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