Nigeria’s Public Complaints Commission (PCC) has been allocated the sum of N5.20 billion as budget estimates for its operations in 2021 by President Muhammadu Buhari.
In the budget speech which was presented to the joint session of the upper and lower legislative Chambers, the Public Complaints Commission, an ombudsman agency being superintended by the National Assembly, said there’s an increase of 13% over the revised 2020 provision for the Commission and other beneficiary agencies.
In President Buhari’s speech which was obtained by CAPITAL POST in Abuja, Thursday, there were provisions for Statutory Transfers for key agencies of government to the tune of N484.49 billion, an increase of N56.46 billion.
The agencies are: Public Complaints Commission – N5.29 billion; Niger Delta Development Commission – N63.51 billion, North East Development Commission – N29. 70 billion; National Judicial Council – N10.00 billion; Universal Basic Education Commission – N70.05 billion; National Assembly – N128.00 billion; Human Rights Commission – N3.00 billion; and Basic Health Care Provision Fund – N35.03 billion.
President Muhammadu Buhari urged the beneficiary agencies which got funds through statutory transfers to comply with the Fiscal Responsibility Act 2007.
“In compliance with the Fiscal Responsibility Act, 2007, all beneficiaries of Statutory Transfers will be required to provide the Budget Office of the Federation with periodic reports on the allocation and expenditure of funds for inclusion in the quarterly budget implementation report.”
Meanwhile, leaders of both Chambers, Dr. Ahmad Lawan and Femi Gbajabiamila have agreed to expeditiously treat the budget in order to maintain January – December financial year, calling on heads of agencies of government get prepared for budget defence.
Late Fela approached me in marriage to join his many wives – Onyeka Onwenu
Nigeria’s foremost music maestro, Onyeka Onwenu has revealed how the late African music legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti wanted her to marry...
Actress Moyo Lawal flaunts ‘bum, bum’, says it’s God’s gift to her
In new her year picture, a popular Nigerian actress, Moyo Lawal flaunts her size, thereby leaving her admirers drooling g....
Kidwaya lauds Benue governor over flights to Makurdi
Popular Big Brother Naija 2020 Housemate Terseer Waya, better known as Kidwaya says the commencement of commercial flights into and...
News2 months ago
Breaking: Bello appoints Ohinoyi of Ebira Chairman, Kogi Council of Chiefs
News3 weeks ago
El-Rufai fires Kaduna Road agency MD, Magaji over alledged embezzlement of N3 billion
News2 months ago
Amid endless salary cut, Bello takes delivery of Mercedes Benz S class, 2019 model worth N98 million
Opinion3 weeks ago
Attah Igala stool: Alhaji Yahaya Bello must watch his Deputy closely
News2 weeks ago
Crisis looms as outgoing IGP, Adamu secretly disposes multi-billion naira police officers mess to private developer in Lagos
News1 month ago
Niger: Police kills bandits, arrest suspected informant who is a traditional ruler
News2 months ago
Attah Igala race: Tension as wife of late Idakwo Oboni mounts brazen challenge over choice of successor
News1 day ago
Israeli’s IDF craziest operation that got the world ‘ever wondered’