According to data obtained from the appropriation bills of the Federal Government, the Presidency spent a total of N5.16bn on food and N28.94bn on travels. The data also showed that its budgetary allocations for food and travels hit N34bn in six years, within the period under review.
The allocations for food include foodstuff/catering materials supplies, refreshment and meals, and cooking gas/fuel cost, while the allocations for travels include local and international travels.
It covers the presidency and its agencies, which include the Bureau of Public Enterprises, the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, the National Emergency Management Agency, the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, the Bureau of Public Procurement, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, and the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission & Its Centres.
The list also includes the State House Medical Centre, State House Lagos Liaison Office, Offices of the Chief of Staff to the President, the Chief Security Officer to the President, Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President–Sustainable Development Goals, and Office of the Chief Economic Adviser to the President.