How Buhari and Osinbajo will spend N1.3bn on travelling in 2018

The president of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari represented the 2018 Appropriation Bill presented to the joint section of the National Assembly by President Buhari last week. At of N8.6trn 2018 budget, The president and his vice will spend N1.3bn on travelling. We will give you the breakdown on how Buhari and Osinbajo will spend N1.3bn on travelling in 2018.

The punch newpaper,  the two Nigerian leaders will spend N968.4m on their foreign trips during the year, while their local trips will gulp N334m.

How Buhari and Osinbajo will spend N1.3bn on travelling in 2018

This is the breakdown on how Buhari and Osinbajo will spend N1.3bn on travelling in 2018. Buhari  will spend N751m travelling abroad  and N250m on local trips.Osinbajo will spend N217m travelling abroad and N84m on local trips.  These figures do not include N182m allocated  for both local and foreign trips in the budget of the State House Headquarters.

In 2017, the President spent N739m on foreign trips, while his deputy expended N218m for the same purpose. Also during the year, Buhari spent N238m on local trips. Local trips for Osinbajo cost N88m.  Both leaders spent N1.28bn on foreign and local trips during the year.

Further scrutiny of the 2018 budget shows that Buhari and Osinbajo will jointly spend N149m on foodstuffs/catering materials during the year.

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