National Assembly slashes INEC’s N189.2bn budget to N143bn

According to the lawmakers, they would only approve N143bn.

National Assembly slashes INEC’s N189.2bn budget to N143bn

The Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committees on Electoral Matters on Monday adopted N143bn as the workable budget for the 2019 polls.

The committee members, just rising from a meeting at the National Assembly, rejected the earlier version of N189.2bn, a combination of the N143bn and another N45.6bn proposed to be vired from the 2019 budget.

According to the lawmakers, they would only approve N143bn.

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