The Federal Government has allocated a whooping sum of N9bn on purchase, maintenance and fuelling of Generators across all Government Agencies , Parastatals nationwide.
This Information is contained in the 2020 Budget proposal President Buhari presented to the National Assembly (NASS) on Tuesday, 8th October, 2019.
The government also set aside N75.4m to cover Generator expenses for some of its foreign missions outside the country.
This comes as a Shock as government claims Power supply seems to have improved.
Here is a rundown of government agencies and their proposed Generator expenses that eventually make up the total sum of N9bn;
Nigerian Army- N518.3million (Fuelling only)
Economic and FinancialCrimes Commission (EFCC)- N313.4m
N166.6m (Fuelling), N64.5m (maintenance) and 82.2m (purchase a new generator)
Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC)-N34.2
(Fuel cost- 24.2m, Generator maintenance- 10m)
Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation- N283.7m (Fuel cost l- 255m, Generator maintenance- 27m)
Nigeria Defence Academy- N273m (Fuel cost- N140.1m, Generator maintenance- N133.5m)
Nigeria Police Force- N222.9m (Fuel cost and Maintenance cost across all 36states)
Nigeria Police Force Academy- N31.7m
Nigeria Correctional Service (formerly known as Nigeria Prisons Service) – N214m (Fuel and Maintenance cost of Generators)
Nigeria Immigration Service- N204m (109.1m for fuel and maintenance costs of existing generators, N95m for purchase of new Generators)
Federal Ministry of Health which comprises 88 Federal Teaching Hospitals and other medical agencies have a combined budget of N1.5bn for Generators.
Ministry of Health and other related agencies- N1.1bn as Fuel cost, N173.7m as Generator maintenance and N220.8m for purchase of new Generators.