President Goodluck Jonathan and Vice President Namadi Sambo will spend over N4billion on food and travels in 2015, according to the details of the budget proposal submitted to the National Assembly by the Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo Iweala.
The presidency has a total budgetary allocation of N26.6 billion (N12.9b for personnel, N11. 1 billion for overhead and N2.5 billion capital development fund) for 2015.
According to Daily Trust, Vice President Namadi Sambo will spend a total on N42.4million on travels and transport, while others under his office will gulp N19.6 million for local travels and transport and N10.7 million for international travel and transport. Local travel and transport (training) will also gulp another N12m.
Another sum of N310 million will go for purchase of drugs and other medical and laboratory equipment.
The presidential air fleet has a total budget allocation of N5.3 billion with only N36.1 million as salaries while the remaining sums will be spent on overheads and capital expenditure.