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Reps pass N346bn NDDC budget for 2019

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By Levinus Nwabughiogu

ABUJA—THE House of Representatives, yesterday, approved N346,513,046,220.00 as budgetary proposal for Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in 2019 fiscal year.

The approved followed the consideration of the budget proposal by the Committee of the Whole of the House at plenary.

Chairman of the committee, Mr Nicholas, had moved the motion for the consideration.

Of the amount, N19,521,650,000.00 is for personal costs while N12,737,350,000,00 is for overhead expenditure.

Internal capital expenditure will gulp and N2,883,046,220.00 just as N311,371, 000,000.00 was earmarked for development projects.

The House also approved the establishment of two new constituencies for Benue State House of Assembly.


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