President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are set to spend N3.4 billion on feeding and travel expenses in 2021.
According to PREMIUM TIMES, while Mr Buhari approved about N2.6 billion of the amount for his office, about N873 million was arranged for Osinbajo’s office.
As in the last five years, travel expenses will also take the largest chunk of these expenses, details of the approved budget for the year shows.
The outlet reports the same amount was approved for the offices of the first two citizens of the country in 2020.
Travels and feeding gulped N1.5 billion in 2019; N1.52 billion in 2018; in 2017, N1.45 billion; and N1.43 billion in 2016.
Presidential travels will gulp N2.4 billion: N775.6 million for local trips and N1.7 billion for international journeys.
On the other hand, Osinbajo will spend N801 million on his travels for the year – N284 million locally and N517.1 million for travel outside the shores of Nigeria.