FG budgets N792m for internet, live TV on presidential jet
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FG budgets N792m for internet, live TV on presidential jet

- The federal government has reportedly allocated the sum of N792 million for internet, live TV on presidential jet

- The concerned to be upgraded with the sum is called BBJ (5N-FGT), one of the presidential fleets

- According to reports, upgrades will also be done one other aircraft and their facilities

The government of President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly set aside the sum of N792 million for the upgrade and installation of live television and internet service on one of the presidential jets named the BBJ (5N-FGT).

According to The Nation, report of the allocated sum is contained in the budget the president presented to the joint session of the National Assembly.

In the same report, the presidency will also be doing a compliance upgrade on another aircraft called G550 (5N-FGW) with N50 million.

The same newspaper also reports that the federal government is also asking for N650m to upgrade another aircraft.

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The sum of N20 million will also be used to provide conveyor belt truck, while N90 million will be used to get fire fighting vehicle and N25 million will awarded for the construction of aircraft equipment.

Among other expenditures, the sum of N75 million will also be used to build the fire bay.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the Senate president, Ahmad Lawan, assured that the National Assembly will not allow ministers or heads of ministries, departments and agencies of government to frustrate it from passing the 2020 budget proposals by December.

Lawan gave the assurance on Friday, October 11, at the unveiling of the Legislative Agenda of the House of Representatives. The Senate president said that the National Assembly has collectively agreed to pass the budget 2020 before the end of the year.

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