2018 budget: Buhari, Osinbajo to spend N1.3 billion on travelling | Nigeria News Today. Your online Nigerian Newspaper f

N1.3 billion will be spent on numerous trips, both foreign and local by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in 2018.

According to Punch, the figure is part of the 2018 Appropriation Bill presented to the joint section of the National Assembly by President Buhari last week.

According to the details obtained by the newspaper, the two Nigerian leaders will spend N968.4 m on their foreign trips during the year, while their local trips will take N334m.

President Buhari’s budget on foreign trip alone is N751m and N250m on local trips.

The VP will spend N217m and N84m on his foreign and local trips respectively.

These figures do not include N182m allocated for both local and foreign trips in the budget of the State House Headquarters.

In the last budget of 2017, President Buhari spent N739m on foreign trips, while Osinbajo used N218m for the same purpose.

Also in 2017, N238m was spent by Buhari on local trips while his deputy’s local trips cost N88 million, spending N1. 28 billion on foreign and local trips in total last year.


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  1. Yes u are travelling to heaven, ur local trip cannot be by roads because u can't fix our road and u don't assure us of security, safe journey anyway!

  2. Please compare it with what Jonathan spent.. Ordinary from Otuoke to Abuja as an ordinary citizen, he is using N1b. If he was president, na how much he for be?? Under Jonathan, Diezani was spending N10b annually for trips..a minister under a president, how much was the president spending then???


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