The Economic & Financial Crimes Commission has released its 2017 budget, with N1.1 billion being planned for the furnishing of its new headquarters.
The building is still under construction, with an additional N4.8 billion being planned for consultancy and completion of the project.
N40 million was allocated for meals and refreshments, N212 million on fuel, and N4.5 billion for salaries.
The budget was presented to the Senate by President Muhammad Buhari.
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N83 million was budgeted for the purchase and maintenance of new generators, and N455 million for the purchase of new vehicles for the commission.
According to Vanguard, the EFCC isn’t the only body making provision for new vehicles in their budgets. Together with the Ministry of Justice, the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency and the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission, a total of N924 million has been budgeted for the purchase of new cars in 2017.
The Ministry of Justice was allocated a total of N22 billion, while the EFCC was allocated a total of N17 million.
The NDLEA was allocated N9.1 billion, while a total of N5.9 billion was budgeted for the ICPC.