[NEWS] 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS WILL COST N242.4BN, BUHARI TELLS NASS

Nigeria President

 

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI HAS SAID THE 2019 GENERAL ELECTIONS WILL COST ABOUT 242.4 BILLION NAIRA.

THE PRESIDENT SAID THIS TODAY IN A LETTER SENT TO THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY, SEEKING THAT THE FUNDS BE DRAWN FROM THE 2018 AND 2019 BUDGETS.

IN THE LETTER, THE PRESIDENT ALSO NOTED THAT THE BALANCE WILL BE PROVIDED FROM THE N578 BILLION TOTAL PROJECTS SUM INSERTED IN THE 2019 BUDGET.