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Presidency reveals more projects removed from budget

18 April 2016, 10:36

Abuja - The Presidency has revealed a new list of development projects removed or distorted from the budget by the National Assembly aside the Calabar- Lagos rail project.

Controversy has overshadowed the 2016 budget as it has been revealed how federal lawmakers distorted and padded the budget.

Below are the fresh key developmental projects distorted by the National Assembly.

Project                                            Distortion done by the National Assembly

Lagos-Ibadan Exp. Rd                      Reduced by N24bn 

Second Niger Bridge                        Slashed by N3.9 bn 

Odukpani-Itu-I/Ekpene Rd              Reduced by N4.3bn

Benin-Sagamu Rd                             Reduced by N800m 

Itakpe-Warri Signalling                    Cut by N302.9m 

Calabar-Ikom-Obudu Rail                N267m expunged 

Kano-Damaturu-Ngala Rail             N260m cut

Source: Vanguard

- News 24


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