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Buhari transmits 2021 FCT statutory budget to National Assembly

President Buhari

President Muhamadu Buhari Thursday transmitted the 2021 statutory budget (Appropriation Bill) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to the National Assembly.

President Muhamadu Buhari in a letter addressed to the House read by the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila at the commencement of plenary called on the parliament to give speedy consideration to the Bill.

FCT statutory budget is an estimate of income and expenditure for the Territory in its status of one of the States of the Federation.

Also at plenary, the Speaker announced the setting up of three additional standing Committee, namely: Committees on Host Communities, Disabilities and Science Research Institutions bringing the total number of Standing Committees to 108.

The setting up of the Host Communities Committee is in line with the Petroleum Industrial Bill (PIB) presently before the House which amongst others seeks
the development of petroleum host communities.

Details later…