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Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Thursday, December 5th, 2019. The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila presiding.

Plenary proceedings of the House of Representatives for Thursday, December 5th, 2019. The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila presiding.

After leading the opening prayer, the Speaker went on to examine and approve the votes and proceedings for Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

_______________________________ ADMINISTRATION OF OATH OF OFFICE AND THAT OF ALLEGIANCE ON A MEMBER ELECT, Rep. Lawal Idrisu from Kogi State (APC)

The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila stated that Rep. Idrisu's case is an interesting one for the judicial process as he has been sworn in twice in the last 5 months and wondered if his term begins today or from the date of his first swearing-in.

_______________________________ PETITIONS

1. Rep. Ezenwankwo Okwodili laid a petition from a complainant who was calling for an investigation into the killing of his brother 2. Rep. Darlington Nwokocha laid a petition from a complainant on the need to correct the infringement of their rights of peaceful coexistence. 3. Rep. Ndudi Elumelu laid a petition from a complainant who was sacked from the Nigerian mission in Malaysia without due cause and he craved the intervention of the House for his reinstatement and payment of his entitlements. All petitions were referred to the Committee on Public Petitions.

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The Speaker then announced that all motions of urgent public importance bordering on infrastructure would henceforth no more be taken as motions on urgent public importance, but be listed on the order paper, so that the critical nature of the matters of urgent public importance are not watered down.

_______________________________ MATTERS OF URGENT PUBLIC IMPORTANCE

1. Rep. Chris Azubogu moved a motion on the need to investigate the violence between police and residents in his community and it was seconded by Rep. Toby Okechukwu. Rep. Azubogu stated that the violence has left residents of the community in perpetual fear. He lamented that high ranking police officers and residents were killed in the mayhem. Rep. Azubogu called on the police to investigate the cause of the violence to ensure it does not happen again, and that the House committee on national security and intelligence should ensure compliance and report back to the House. The motion was voted on adopted 2. Rep. Yusuf Gagdi moved a motion on the need to investigate into the non-remittances of contribution by employers, delay and non-payment of their entitlement as pensions by the pension administrators in Nigeria and it was seconded by Rep. Shehu Koko.

Rep. Gagdi stated that there is a stipulated date when employees are entitled to receive their monthly pensions, which is 7 days after the salaries of the staff still working in the organization have been paid. He, however, lamented that thousands of Nigerians of pensionable cadre have not received any payment long after retirement due to unexplainable reasons. Rep. Gagdi also expressed worry that many MDAs of government refuse to contribute their quota to the scheme which gives room for such problems arising. He expressed concern that the livelihood of people who have served the nation is not guaranteed after retirement, this he stated is worrisome considering the hard economic situation prevalent in the country. Rep. Gagdi called on the House committee on pensions to investigate the non-remittances by such administrators and report back to the House in 6 weeks. The motion was voted on and adopted.

3. Rep. Da'u Aliyu Magaji moved a motion on the need to investigate the incessant killings of individuals of a community in his constituency of Birnin Kudu/ Buji in Jigawa state and it was seconded by Rep. Dachung Bagos. Rep. Magaji stated that; as the primary responsibility of government is the assurance of life and safety of citizens; it behoves on him to bring the issue of the incessant killing of people in his community by insurgents to the fore of the House. He stated that it has been found out that most of the assailants come from neighbouring Taraba state where they attack people at their farms, kill them and behead them. "It is doubly gruesome for grieving people to have to bury loved ones without their heads he stated. A lot of effort has been expended into trying to resolve the cases amicably, with no visible respite insight". Rep. Magaji called on the police to investigate the issue to clarify the root cause of the attacks and proffer solution, he also called on the House committee on national security to ensure compliance. The motion was voted on and adopted. _______________________________ _____________________ ORDERS OF THE DAY BILLS

1. A Bill for an Act to Amend the Companies Income Tax Act; Value Added Tax Act; Customs and Excise Tariff, etc. (Consolidation) Act; Personal Income Tax Act; Capital Gains Tax Act; Stamp Duties Act; and Petroleum Profit Tax Act, to Provide for the Review of Tax Provisions and make them more responsive to Tax Reform; and for Related Matters, 2019 (HB. 423) – Third Reading. Debate Rep. Peter Akpatason Moved for the third reading of the Bill and it was seconded by Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha. The Bill was voted on, approved for third reading, the Clerk read the long title and it was passed.

2. A Bill for an Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, (as amended) to Strengthen the Principle of Separation of Powers and Guarantee the Independence of Different Arms of Government; and for Related Matters (HB. 440) (Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila and Six Others) – Second Reading. Debate Rep. Abubakar Hassan Fulata moved for the second reading of the Bill and stated that the principles of the separation of powers ensure that no Arm of government exerts itself over other Arms of government. It is in line with this that recent incidents need to be corrected so that Nigerian democracy won't be in future jeopardy.

This he stated informs why a subsection of section 4 of the Nigerian constitution needs to be amended, as well as section 6 so that no Arm hinders the function of any other Arm of the government. Rep. Mohammed Tahir Monguno commended the timelines of the Bill as it seeks to save the Nigerian democracy. He stated that the encroachment of functions of one Arm of government by another is a breach of the constitution which recognizes the separation of power and is the guiding doctrine for smooth governance.

Rep. Monguno stated that any attempt to usurp the powers of the legislature is an attempt to frustrate the mandate of the Nigerian people through their representatives. Rep. Darlington Nwokocha stated that the Bill seeks to ensure the true independence of each Arm of government and ensure accurate checks and balances without encroachment. Rep. Sada Soli Jibia stated that the Bill will guide all Arms of government on how to carry out their functions to guarantee the sustainability of the Nigerian democracy.

The Speaker of the House, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila stated that he presented the Bill to protect the National Assembly from aims by other Arms of government trying to stop it from doing what it statutorily should do. He reminded members of the case when the National Assembly was stopped by the court from resolving the crisis in Edo state when concerned indigenes of the state had begged it to do so for the peace and good governance of the state. Rep. Gbajabiamila clarified that; it is not that the National Assembly wants to bar the Judiciary from calling it to order by the interpretation of the Law, what it frowns at is halting the National Assembly even before it does its job.

The National Assembly he stated won't sit idly by and have its powers usurped. Rep. Toby Okechukwu stated that the Bill is a further reenforcement of the need to have a better constitution to address issues of governance. He stated that the incidents of encroachment into the powers of any Arm of government is a dictatorship or monarchy, neither of which the Nigerian form of government is. Rep. Musa Sarkin Ada expressed concerns on the contradicting nature of court judgements at different levels of the courts. He called on the House to go beyond the alteration of the constitution and take other practical steps at fighting back the continuous encroachment on the rights of the National Assembly by the Judiciary.

Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha stated that the Bill seeks to strengthen the independence of the Nigerian government and ensure they function independently; but in unity. She called on members to support the Bill. Rep. Igariwey Enwo quoted the section of the Nigerian constitution where it is clearly stated that no Arm of government can take over the function of any other Arm. The Bill was voted on, passed for second reading and referred to the special Ad-Hoc Committee on Constitution Amendment when constituted.

3. A Bill for An Act to Establish Federal College of Agriculture, Katcha, Niger State for the Purpose of Providing Full-Time Courses in Agriculture, Teaching, Instructions and Training in the Sciences, Social Sciences, Commerce, Arts, Applied Sciences, Management And Humanities; and to Carry out Research, Innovation, Development and Adaptation of Teaching Techniques; and for Related Matters (HB. 403) (Rep. Saidu Musa Abdullahi) – Second Reading. Debate Rep. Abdullahi moved for the second reading of the Bill and it was seconded by Rep. Rotimi Agunsoye. As an establishment Bill it was voted on, passed for second reading and referred to the Committee on Tertiary Education.

4. A Bill for an Act to Alter the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to ensure that an Appropriation Act starts on the First Day of January of every Year; and for Related Matters (HB. 106) (Rep. Ossai Nicholas Ossai) – Second Reading. Debate Rep. Ossai moved for the second reading of the Bill and it was seconded by Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha. The Bill was voted on, passed for second reading and referred to the special Ad-Hoc Committee on Constitution Amendment when constituted.

5. A Bill for an Act to Establish the National Blood Service Commission to Coordinate, Regulate and ensure the Provision of Quality Blood and Blood Products; and for Related Maters (HB.181) (Rep. Abbas Tajudeen) – Second Reading. Debate Rep. Tajudeen moved for the second reading of the Bill and it was seconded by Rep. James Faleke. Rep. Tajudeen stated that the Bill seeks to ensure the National blood service commission functions as it should, not the way it is now functioning which is far below the par of international best practices. He stressed that the blood provision drive is critical to the function of the health sector and the right to life.

The drive he stated as it is, is grossly inadequate in meeting the requirements of citizens. The Bill was voted, passed for second reading and referred to the Committee on Healthcare Services.

_______________________________ 6. CONSIDERATION OF REPORT (HOUSE IN THE COMMITTEE OF SUPPLY) Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila presiding Committee on Appropriations: Rep. Muktar Betara: “That the House do consider the Report of the Committee on Appropriations on a Bill for an Act to authorize the issue from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation the total sum of N10,594,362,364,830 (Ten Trillion, Five Hundred and Ninety-Four Billion, Three Hundred and Sixty - Two Million, Three Hundred and Sixty - Four Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Naira)only, of which N 560,470,827,235 (Five Hundred and Sixty Billion, Four Hundred and Seventy Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Thirty - Five Naira) only, is for Statutory Transfers, N 2,725,498,930,000 (Two Trillion, Seven Hundred and Twenty - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Ninety - Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty Thousand, Naira) only, is for Debt Service, N 4,842,974,600,640 (Four Trillion, Eight Hundred and Forty - Two Billion, Nine Hundred and Seventy -Four Million, Six Hundred Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty Naira) only, is for Recurrent (Non-Debt) Expenditure while the sum of N 2,465,418,006,955 (Two Trillion, Four Hundred and Six - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Eighteen Million, Six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty - Five Naira) only, is for contribution to the Development Fund for Capital Expenditure for the year ending on 31 day of December, 2020 (Laid: 4/12/2019) Committee of Supply.

A Bill for an Act to authorize the issue from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation the total sum of N10,594,362,364,830 (Ten Trillion, Five Hundred and Ninety-Four Billion, Three Hundred and Sixty - Two Million, Three Hundred and Sixty - Four Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Naira)only, of which N 560,470,827,235 (Five Hundred and Sixty Billion, Four Hundred and Seventy Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Thirty - Five Naira) only, is for Statutory Transfers, N 2,725,498,930,000 (Two Trillion, Seven Hundred and Twenty - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Ninety - Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty Thousand, Naira) only, is for Debt Service, N 4,842,974,600,640 (Four Trillion, Eight Hundred and Forty - Two Billion, Nine Hundred and Seventy -Four Million, Six Hundred Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty Naira) only, is for Recurrent (Non-Debt) Expenditure while the sum of N 2,465,418,006,955 (Two Trillion, Four Hundred and Six - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Eighteen Million, Six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty - Five Naira) only, is for contribution to the Development Fund for Capital Expenditure for the year ending on 31st day of December 2020. BE IT ENACTED by the National Assembly of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as follows:

1. ​Issue and appropriation of N10, 594, 362, 364, 830 from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for 2020 (i) The Accountant-General of the Federation shall, when authorized to do so by Warrants signed by the Minister charged with responsibility for finance, payout of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation during the year ending on the 31 day of December 2020, the sums specified by the warrants, not exceeding in the aggregate N10,594,362,364,830 (Ten Trillion, Five Hundred and Ninety-Four Billion, Three Hundred and Sixty-Two Million, Three Hundred and Sixty - Four Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Naira)only.

(ii) The amount mentioned in subsection (1) of this section shall be appropriated to heads of expenditure as indicated in the Schedule to this Act. (iii) No part of the amount aforesaid shall be released from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation after the end of the year mentioned in subsection (1) of this section. 2. ​Release of Funds from the Consolidated Revenue Fund All amounts appropriated under this Act shall be released from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation only for the purpose specified in the Schedule to this Act.

3.​ Virement In the event that the implementation of any of the projects intended to be undertaken under this Act cannot be completed without virement, such virement shall only be effected with the prior approval of the National Assembly. 4.​ Corrigendum Any error in the schedule to this Act that may hinder the implementation of projects and programs in Ministries, Departments and Agencies may be corrected through a corrigendum issued by the National Assembly: provided that the total sum for the project or program is not affected.

5.​ Excess Revenue (i)​The Accountant-General of the Federation shall immediately upon the coming into force of this Bill maintain a separate record for the documentation of Revenue accruing to the Consolidated Revenue Fund in excess of oil price benchmark adopted in this Budget; (ii)​Such revenues as specified in Sub-section (1) of this section refers to Revenues accruing from sales of government crude oil in excess of the approved benchmark price per barrel, the Petroleum Profit Tax and Royalty on Oil and Gas.

6.​ Authorization (i)​No funds shall be paid out of the monies arising from the record specified in Section (4) except by an Act/approval of the National Assembly; (ii)​The Accountant-General of the Federation shall forward to the National Assembly full details of funds released to the government Agencies immediately such funds are released. 7.​ Information of Fund Releases The Minister of Finance shall ensure that funds appropriated under this Act are released to the appropriate agencies and or organs of government as and when due, provided that no funds for any quarter of the fiscal year shall be deferred without prior waiver from the National Assembly.

8.​ Due Process Certification The department of government charged with the responsibility of certifying that due processes have been complied within the processing of implementation of projects shall ensure that all processes of approval are completed within the specified period as provided for in the Public Procurement Act. 9.​ Information on Internally Generated Revenue All Accounting Officers of Ministries, Parastatals and Departments of Government who control heads of expenditures shall upon the coming into effect of this Bill furnish the National Assembly on a quarterly basis with detailed information on the Internally Generated Revenue of the agency in any form whatsoever.

10.​ Information on Extra Budgetary/Foreign Assistance All Accounting Officers of Ministries, Parastatals and Departments of government who control heads of expenditures shall upon the coming into effect of this Bill furnish the National Assembly on quarterly basis with detailed information on all foreign and or domestic assistance received from any agency, person or organization in any form whatsoever.

11.​ Commencement In line with the provisions of Section 318 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended, this bill will run for a course of 12 months starting from the date it is assented into law.

12. Interpretation. For the purposes of this Bill the term "schedule" includes the detailed estimates of expenditure attached thereto.

13. Short Title This Act may be cited as the Appropriation Act, 2020. Schedule Part A — Statutory Transfers SCHEDULE 2020 APPROPRIATION BILL PART A - STATUTORY TRANSFERS N HEAD Statutory Transfers 1 National Judicial Council 110,000,000,000 2 Niger-Delta Development Commission 80,881,610,074 3 Universal Basic Education 111,789,185,895 4 National Assembly 128,000,000,000 5 Public Complaints Commission 4,700,000,000 6 Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) 40,000,000,000 7 National Human Rights Commission 2,500,000,000 8 North East Development Commission 38,101,783,432 9 Basic Health Care Fund 44,498,247,834 Total - Statutory Transfers 560,470,827,235 SCHEDULE PART B - DEBT SERVICE HEAD Debt service 10 Domestic Debts 1,732,718,670,000 11 Foreign Debts 719,880,260,000 Sub-Total 2,452,598,930,000 HEAD Sinking Fund: 12 Sinking Fund to Retire Maturing Loans 272,900,000,000 Sub-Total 272,900,000,000 Total - Debt Service 2,725,498,930,000 SCHEDULE PART C - RECURRENT (NON-DEBT) EXPENDITURE HEAD MINISTRY/DEPARTMENT/AGENCY EXECUTIVE 13 Presidency 46,562,367,372 14 Ministry of Defence 784,589,343,660 15 Ministry of Foreign Affairs 67,813,702,739 16 Federal Ministry Of Information & Culture 44,731,841,597 17 Ministry of Interior 219,457,740,793 18 Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation 6,346,098,741 19 Auditor General for the Federation 3,975,427,252 20 Ministry of Police Affairs 394,572,275,767 21 Ministry of Communication Technology 12,765,138,159 22 Office of the National Security Adviser 116,907,758,883 23 Infrastructure Concessionary Regulatory Commission 1,122,619,114 24 Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation 59,596,945,231 25 Ministry of Special Duties & Inter - Governmental Affairs 2,931,767,178 26 Federal Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development 58,686,551,003 27 Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning 20,450,516,039 28 Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment 15,276,499,559 29 Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment 11,422,155,751 30 Federal Ministry of Science and Technology 42,759,981,586 31 Federal Ministry of Transport 12,618,112,990 32 Federal Ministry of Aviation 6,923,080,532 33 Federal Ministry of Power 5,825,808,404 34 Ministry of Petroleum Resources 75,959,587,057 35 Ministry of Mines and Steel Development 10,906,604,610 36 Federal Ministry of Works and Housing 27,983,371,592 37 National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission 820,430,931 38 Fiscal Responsibility Commission 332,013,751 39 Federal Ministry of Water Resources 8,875,958,206 40 Federal Ministry of Justice 25,207,924,799 41 Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission 7,155,895,141 42 Federal Capital Territory Administration 0 43 Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs 2,020,135,886 44 Federal Ministry of Youth & Sports Development 168,331,040,938 45 Federal Ministry of Women Affairs 1,530,934,792 46 Federal Ministry of Education 490,303,716,050 47 Federal Ministry of Health 336,597,463,881 48 Federal Ministry of Environment 18,367,382,771 49 National Population Commission 6,272,635,692 50 Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development 4,088,170,792 Sub-Total: Executive 3,120,088,999,239 FEDERAL EXECUTIVE BODIES 51 Code of Conduct Bureau 2,312,825,734 52 Code of Conduct Tribunal 737,037,149 53 Federal Character Commission 2,763,328,707 54 Federal Civil Service Commission 1,153,225,532 55 Police Service Commission 788,816,160 56 Revenue Mobilization, Allocation And Fiscal Commission 2,230,244,022 Sub-Total: Federal Executive Bodies 9,985,477,304 Government-Owned Enterprises 364,948,261,384 Pension, Gratuities and Retirees Benefits Total Allocation 536,717,450,127 OFFICE OF THE HEAD OF CIVIL SERVICE (CIVILIAN PENSION) 48,897,287,441 57 Gratuities 2,300,000,000 58 Pensions 46,467,287,441 Pension Running Cost 130,000,000 MILITARY PENSIONS AND GRATUITIES (DMP) 217,593,565,984 59 Pensions 126,492,195,623 60 Expected Retirees 17,917,600,447 61 Death Benefits 23,191,554,357 62 Administrative Charges/Running Cost 150,000,000 64 Medical Retirees 1,259,074,576 65 Arrears of 2017 - 2018 Pension 43,800,692,518 66 Arrears of 2017 - 2018 Gratuity 4,782,448,463 NHIS - MILITARY RETIREES 10,478,000,762 68 NHIS - Military Retirees - Arrears 2014 - 2018 5,953,077,216 69 NHIS - Military Retirees - Including Arrears 4,524,923,546 DIA CIVILIAN STAFF PENSION AND GRATUITIES 400,255,916 70 Pension (2018 Arrears) 30,267,023 71 Pension 66,089,619 72 Gratuity (2018 Arrears) 3,597,633 73 Gratuity 270,301,641 75 Administrative Charges (including verification) 30,000,000 POLICE PENSIONS AND GRATUITIES 7,408,000,000 76 Pensions 7,308,000,000 77 Pension Running Cost 100,000,000 CUSTOMS, IMMIGRATION AND PRISONS PENSION OFFICE 8,311,000,000 78 Pensions 8,211,000,000 79 Pension Running Cost 100,000,000 UNIVERSITIES PENSION INCLUDING ARREARS 13,629,524,126 80 Pensions 13,629,524,126 PARASTATALS PENSION AND RAILWAY PENSIONS 26,756,754,031 81 Pensions 26,756,754,031 DEPARTMENT OF STATE SECURITY 13,160,158,718 84 Pensions (including Arrears) 9,007,377,311 85 Gratuity 3,886,521,784 86 Death Benefits 266,259,623 NIGERIA INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 4,365,518,550 87 Pensions/Dependents Benefits 4,265,518,550 88 Pension Running Cost 100,000,000 NELMCO 16,879,348,775 89 NELMCO Pensions/Arrears 16,879,348,775 OTHER PENSIONS 168,838,035,824 90 Arrears of Pension Liabilities 23,875,609,666 91 Arrears of 33% Increase in Pension Rates 17,161,129,529 92 Payment into Redemption Fund 89,548,062,654 93 Pension Protection Fund 10,000,000,000 94 Benefits of Retired Heads of Service and Permanent Secretaries and Professors 4,502,491,809 95 Severance Benefits to Retired Heads of Government Agencies and Parastatals 1,000,000,000 96 Entitlements of Former Presidents/Heads of States and Vice Presidents/Chief of General Staff 2,300,000,000 97 Payment of outstanding Terminal Benefits of Nigeria Airways Ex-workers 16,566,787,166 98 Arrears for Vehicles for Retired/discharged Personnel (2017, 2018, 2019) 3,883,955,000 OTHER SERVICE - WIDE VOTES 811,234,412,586 99 Payment of outstanding death benefit to Civil Servants/Police 5,000,000,000 100 Group life assurance for all MDAS including DSS/Insurance of sensitive Assets/Corpers plus Administration Monitoring 15,000,000,000 101 Public Service Wage Adjustment for MDAS (including Arrears of Promotion and Salary increases & Payment of Severance benefits and Minimum Wage Related Adjustments) 200,000,000,000 102 Military Operations: Lafiya Dole and Other Operations of the Armed Forces 75,000,000,000 103 Settlement of MDAS Electricity Bills 4,000,000,000 104 IPPIS Capturing 1,000,000,000 105 Payment for Outsourced Services 3,000,000,000 106 Margin for increases in Costs and Recurrent Adjustment Costs 3,000,000,000 107 Presidential Amnesty Programme Reintegration of Transformed Ex-Militants 65,000,000,000 108 Service-wide Training of Budget/Planning Officers on GIFMIS Budget Preparation System (BPS) as well as Monitoring and Evaluation of all Projects Nationwide 2,000,000,000 109 Special Intervention Programme (Recurrent) - NSIO 350,000,000,000 110 Contingency (Recurrent) 15,000,000,000 111 International Sporting Competitions 5,000,000,000 112 TSA Operations 2,000,000,000 113 Employee Compensation Act - Employees Compensation Fund 3,000,000,000 114 Contributions to International Organisations 20,000,000,000 116 Gavi/Immunisation 22,734,412,586 118 Additional Support for Universities 20,000,000,000 120 Take-Off Grant for the Establishment of the NIA Pension Board 500,000,000 Total CRF Charges: 1,347,951,862,713 Total Recurrent (Non-Debt) 4,842,974,600,640 SCHEDULE PART D - CAPITAL EXPENDITURE HEAD MINISTRY/DEPARTMENT/AGENCY Executive: 121 Presidency 19,031,057,925 122 Ministry of Defence 116,181,290,730 123 Ministry of Foreign Affairs 7,608,141,474 124 Federal Ministry of Information and Culture 7,555,803,233 125 Ministry of Interior 34,035,824,302 126 Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation 1,722,796,040 127 Auditor General for the Federation 153,071,048 128 Ministry of Police Affairs 15,959,986,864 129 Ministry of Communication Technology 5,919,002,554 130 Office of the National Security Adviser 27,418,469,323 131 Infrastructure Concessionary Regulatory Commission 232,351,688 132 Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation 25,188,940,930 133 Special Duties and Inter - Governmental Affairs 2,158,620,395 134 Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development 124,395,096,917 135 Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning 4,976,199,925 136 Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment 38,583,331,761 137 Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment 24,445,756,678 138 Federal Ministry of Science and Technology 62,882,531,566 139 Federal Ministry of Transport 121,366,932,571 140 Federal Ministry of Aviation 52,061,533,122 141 Federal Ministry of Power 129,082,499,363 142 Ministry of Petroleum Resources 3,337,444,887 143 Ministry of Mines and Steel Development 10,431,563,177 144 Federal Ministry of Works and Housing 315,563,564,269 145 National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission 127,609,002 146 Fiscal Responsibility Commission 170,652,203 147 Federal Ministry of Water Resources 91,679,927,042 148 Federal Ministry of Justice 3,853,600,220 149 independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission 363,066,404 150 Federal Capital Territory Administration 62,407,154,360 151 Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs 23,120,350,399 152 Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development 3,735,486,210 153 Federal Ministry of Women Affairs 6,650,300,966 154 Federal Ministry of Education 84,728,529,572 155 Federal Ministry of Health 59,909,430,837 156 Federal Ministry of Environment 12,350,140,731 157 National Population Commission 2,032,717,266 158 Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development 61,085,146,003 Sub-Total: Executive 1,562,505,921,958 FEDERAL EXECUTIVE BODIES 159 Code of Conduct Bureau 308,459,492 160 Code of Conduct Tribunal 228,004,538 161 Federal Character Commission 231,824,074 162 Federal Civil Service Commission 123,837,786 163 Police Service Commission 580,770,515 164 Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission 123,895,011 Sub-total: Federal Executive Bodies 1,596,791,416 GOVERNMENT-OWNED ENTERPRISES 188,226,781,081 MULTILATERAL/BILATERAL LOAN FUNDED PROJECTS 328,128,150,000 CAPITAL SUPPLEMENTATION 165 FGN Special Intervention Programme (Capital) 30,000,000,000 167 Counterpart funding for Donor Support Programmes including Global Fund 5,500,000,000 168 Payment of Local Contractors' Debts/Other Liabilities 15,000,000,000 169 Galaxy Backbone 4,000,000,000 170 GIFMIS/IPPIS CAPITAL 5,000,000,000 171 OSSAP: Special Projects 6,000,000,000 OSSAP: Social Safety Net 16,000,000,000 OSSAP: Conditional Grants to States 10,000,000,000 OSSAP: Payment of On-going Projects 8,000,000,000 174 OSSAP - SDGS: SDG Projects 1 7,970,000,000 177 Recapitalisation of Development Finance Institutions 15,000,000,000 179 Zonal Intervention Projects 100,000,000,000 180 Head of Service (Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board) 2,500,000,000 181 Subscription to Shares in International Organisations 15,000,000,000 182 National Development Plans (Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning) 1,500,000,000 183 Capital Exigencies/Adjustment to Capital Cost 7,196,000,000 184 Contingency (Capital) 10,000,000,000 185 Grants and Donor Funded Projects 36,392,600,000 186 Presidential enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) 500,000,000 187 Grants to BOI to support Low-Interest Lending to SMES 10,000,000,000 188 Refund for the Acquisition of Yola DISCO 26,901,762,500 189 Special Intervention Fund 20,000,000,000 190 Constitution Review 1,000,000,000 191 CPA 500,000,000 192 FGN Intervention in Zamfara/Katsina/Borno 1,500,000,000 193 Falcon Eye Project (Office of the National Security Adviser) 25,000,000,000 194 Construction of National Assembly Library (NLIDS) 2,000,000,000 195 Digitization Archival for Supreme Court Proceedings and Judgments 2,500,000,000 TOTAL CAPITAL SUPPLEMENTATION 384,960,362,500 TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENDITURE 2,465,418,006,955 AGGREGATE EXPENDITURE 10, 594, 362,364,830 EXPLANATORY MEMORANDUM A Bill for an Act to authorize the issue from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation the total sum of N10,594,362,364,830 (Ten Trillion, Five Hundred and Ninety-Four Billion, Three Hundred and Sixty - Two Million, Three Hundred and Sixty-Four Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Naira)only, of which N560,470,827,235 (Five Hundred and Sixty Billion, Four Hundred and Seventy Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Thirty - Five Naira) only, is for Statutory Transfers, N2,725,498,930,000 (Two Trillion, Seven Hundred and Twenty-Five Billion, Four Hundred and Ninety - Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty Thousand, Naira) only, is for Debt Service, N 4,842,974,600,640 (Four Trillion, Eight Hundred and Forty - Two Billion, Nine Hundred and Seventy -Four Million, Six Hundred Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty Naira) only, is for Recurrent (Non-Debt) Expenditure while the sum of N 2,465,418,006,955 (Two Trillion, Four Hundred and Six - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Eighteen Million, Six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty- Five Naira) only, is for contribution to the Development Fund for Capital Expenditure for the year ending on 31st day of December, 2020.

______________________________ Synopsis of the report: Rep. Muktar Betara Aliyu stated that the Bill is in fulfilment of the process that began with the laying of the budget estimates by President Muhammadu Buhari before a joint sitting of the National Assembly on October 8th, 2019. The estimates were for the execution of the 2020 financial year. The House on its part debated the general principles of the Bill, held public hearings at the committee level where the committee worked with relevant MDAs of the Executive Arm of government as well as other critical stakeholders and had a harmonizing session with the Senate before presenting the report before the House for consideration. He commended the Speaker and the leadership of the House for the support granted the committee to do its work, he also thanked the committee on finance for their support. Rep. Igariwey Enwo proposed an amendment that the Bill should be clear to read it runs from January 1 to December 31, 2020, and it was seconded by Rep. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha.

The amendment was voted and adopted. Summary of voting: Clauses voted on and adopted: 1-5, 12 Clauses amended and adopted: 6, 11

_______________________________ HOUSE IN PLENARY

The House reverted to plenary and adopted its decision in the Committee of supply _______________________________ 7. A Bill for an Act to authorize the issue from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the Federation the total sum of N10,594,362,364,830 (Ten Trillion, Five Hundred and Ninety-Four Billion, Three Hundred and Sixty - Two Million, Three Hundred and Sixty - Four Thousand, Eight Hundred and Thirty Naira)only, of which N 560,470,827,235 (Five Hundred and Sixty Billion, Four Hundred and Seventy Million, Eight Hundred and Twenty-Seven Thousand, Two Hundred and Thirty - Five Naira) only, is for Statutory Transfers, N 2,725,498,930,000 (Two Trillion, Seven Hundred and Twenty - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Ninety - Eight Million, Nine Hundred and Thirty Thousand, Naira) only, is for Debt Service, N 4,842,974,600,640 (Four Trillion, Eight Hundred and Forty - Two Billion, Nine Hundred and Seventy -Four Million, Six Hundred Thousand, Six Hundred and Forty Naira) only, is for Recurrent (Non-Debt) Expenditure while the sum of N 2,465,418,006,955 (Two Trillion, Four Hundred and Six - Five Billion, Four Hundred and Eighteen Million, Six Thousand, Nine Hundred and Fifty - Five Naira) only, is for contribution to the Development Fund for Capital Expenditure for the year ending on 31 day of December, 2020 and for related matters- Third Reading Debate Rep. Peter Akpatason moved for the third reading of the Bill and it was seconded by Rep. Jobe Tijani Abdulkadir. The Bill was voted on, approved for third reading, the Clerk read the long title and it was passed. The House suspended its rules to adopt the votes and proceedings of the day following a motion moved by Rep. Abubakar Fulata and seconded by Rep. Muktar Ahmed.

_______________________________ Adjournment:

The House at 15:01 P.M adjourned plenary to Tuesday, 10th December 2019 by 11:00 A.M following a motion for adjournment moved by the deputy leader of the House, Rep. Peter Akpatason and seconded by Rep. Dozie Nwankwo

Courtesy: Media Unit,

Office of the Honourable Speaker, House of Representatives

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