JUST IN: Senate approves N53bn for security agencies for 2019 election

The Senate has just approved the whopping sum of N53bn ‎for the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA. and security agencies ahead of the 2019 General Election.

The fund is meant for the supervision of the 2019 general elections to safe guard the people, electoral machine and to curb rigging of election acreoss the country.

Also to benefit from the fund are the Department of State Services, DSS, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSDC, Nigeria Police Force, and the Nigerian Immigration Service, NIS.

The Senate committee on appropriation recommended the approval after its report on the budget was adopted at plenary on Tuesday.

Recall that the senate had last week, approved N189bn for the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, for the running of ‎the elections.

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