Buhari to engage 9th Assembly over funds re-allocations—Udoma
Says oil assets to be sold
By Emma Ujah, Abuja Bureau Chief, Emmanuel Elebeke & Mayowa Bayegunhi
The Federal Government gave a breakdown of its 2019 budget in Abuja, yesterday, with Ministry of Power, Works and Housing allocated the highest capital vote of N394.91 billion out of an entire capital vote of N2.09 trillion to Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs.
It was followed by Ministries of Transportation and Defence with N159.13 billion and 107.22 billion respectively.
In that order, Water Resources received N92.18 billion; Industry, Trade and Investment, N63.11 billion; Education N58.69 billion; Health N57.09 billion; Interior N53.68 billion; Science & Technology N48.10 billion; while Niger Delta Affairs got N35.24 billion.
On Recurrent Expenditure, Ministry of Interior got the highest allocation of N564.22 billion; followed by Education with N463. 40 billion; Defence N430.83 billion; Health…