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Senate Approves N189bn For INEC To Conduct 2019 Polls


The senate on Thursday approved a total sum of  N189, 207, 544, 893.00 for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the conduct of the 2019 general elections.

According to the lawmakers, the approved budget would be through a virement of both recurrent and capital component of special intervention programme captured in the service-wide votes of the 2018 appropriation act.

Senator Mohammed Hassan, a member of the committee while speaking on the matter during today’s plenary said; “As a member of the Committee, I know we worked very hard to arrive at these figures you see here today and I understand it is imperative that we approve this.”

The Senate President Bukola Saraki in his address thanked all the parties involved in series of meetings to make the budget passage possible.


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