Fresh N30bn Earmarks for National Assembly Complex Renovation

Additional N30billion has been earmarked for the renovation of National Assembly Complex in 2024 Budget.

The renovation of building was part of the N344.85bn budgeted for the National Assembly after they raised their allocations from N197.93bn.

The N344.85bn, signed by President Bola Tinubu on January 1, is the highest ever allocated to the legislature.

The additional N30billion brings to N60billion the amount being spent on the renovation of the National Assembly complex.

Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, who is also the President of the National Assembly, had on June 30, 2023, declared that Tinubu would in December, last year inaugurate the N30billion different ongoing projects at the National Assembly.

National Assembly Complex

Akpabio said, “The entire complex of the National Assembly is like a construction site due to ongoing general renovation work and fresh projects which would, on completion, be inaugurated by President Bola Tinubu in December this year (2023).”

The renovation was initially billed to be completed and delivered in August 2022 but the delivery date was later moved to January 2023 and then December 2023.

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