State House To Spend N21m On Newspapers, Cooking Gas To Gulp N31m

State House To Spend N21m On Newspapers, Cooking Gas To Gulp N31m
  • PublishedDecember 6, 2023

The Federal Government has earmarked the sum of N460,217,071 for the State House’s “Materials and Supplies” in the 2024 Appropriation Bill.

Out of the sum, Newspapers gulp N21,296,4844, while N3,379,524 is earmarked for Magazines and Periodicals.

Als,o foodstuffs and catering materials will gulp N253,277,638

This is contained in the Appropriation Bill document released by the Budget Office of the Federation on Wednesday.

Recall that President Bola Tinubu last week Wednesday, presented the budget to a joint session of the National Assembly.

Below is a section of the document that contains the Presidency’s allocation for State House’s Materials and Supplies:

Office stationeries/computer consumables – N66,719,333

Books – N6,427,173
Newspapers – N21,296,484
Magazines & Periodicals – N3,379,524
Printing of Non-Security Documents – N24,303,149
Printing of Security Documents – N11,349,170
Drugs & Medical Supplies – N63,882,198
Uniforms & Other Clothing – N9,582,402
Food Stuff/Catering Materials Supplies – N253,277,638

Also, a sum of N260.8m is budgeted for electricity bill and N50m for internet access charges for the State House.

N372m was earmarked for Utilities, part of which are the electricity and internet access charges.

Other utility expenses include telephone charges at N4.4m; water rates for N30mand sewerage charges at N26m

The 2024 budget also revealed that N217m was meant for fuel and lubricants at the State House.

Details show that N148m is earmarked for motor vehicle fuel cost, N37m for plant/generator fuel cost and N31m for cooking gas.

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