Apart from the workplace of the primary woman, the federal government plans to spend one other N2.9 billion on Sport Utility Autos (SUV) for the Presidential Villa, and one other N2.9 billion to interchange operational autos for the presidency.
The federal authorities is planning to spend N1.5 billion on autos for the Workplace of First Woman amidst financial challenges dealing with the nation.
The quantity is contained within the supplementary finances despatched to the Nationwide Meeting for approval.
President Bola Tinubu had on Tuesday requested the Nationwide Meeting to approve the N2.17 trillion supplementary finances.
The finances was authorized by the Federal Government Council (FEC) at its assembly on Monday.
President Tinubu and a few of his aides and different authorities official have repeatedly pleaded with Nigerians to be affected person with the administration.
A evaluate of the finances by PREMIUM TIMES reveals that the administration is embarking on extravagant spending at a time when Nigerians are being requested to make sacrifices.
Mr Tinubu had throughout his inauguration on 29 Could eliminated the petroleum subsidy regime which has led to over 400 per cent hike in worth of petrol at stores.
The president and a few authorities officers have repeatedly pleaded with Nigerians to be affected person with the administration. They mentioned the present struggling the residents are present process can be temporal.
Nevertheless, Mr Tinubu has determined to spend N1.5 billion on autos for the Workplace of the First Woman, an workplace that’s not recognised by the nation’s structure.
Apart from the Workplace of the First Woman, the federal government plans to spend one other N2.9 billion on Sport Utility Autos (SUV) for the Presidential Villa, and one other N2.9 billion to interchange operational autos for the presidency.
The federal government can also be proposing to spend N4 billion on the renovation of the residential quarters of the president, and N2.5 billion on the renovation of the vice chairman’s resident. In all, N28 billion is proposed for the State Home.
It’s planning to spend N12.5 billion on the Presidential Air Fleet.
The presidential fleet consists of Boeing Enterprise Jet (Boeing 737-800 or NAF 001), one Gulfstream 550, one Gulfstream V (Gulfstream 500), two Falcons 7X, one Hawker Sidley 4000, two AgustaWestland AW 139 helicopters and two AgustaWestland AW 101 helicopters.
Some weeks in the past, Seyi Tinubu, the son of the president, got here beneath fireplace for utilizing one of many presidential jets for personal use.
He was flown to Kano in a presidential jet to observe the finals of this 12 months’s version of the Kano Worldwide Polo Match.
Whereas Nigerians are going via a spike in value of residing, the president might be spending billions on the jets.
The approval of the supplementary finances could not get any resistance from lawmakers, who regardless of public outcry, spent over N75 billion on procuring luxurious “official autos” for themselves.
The finances has already scaled the second studying on the Home of Representatives.