Senate approves N234b for INEC

PIC.23. SENATE CHAMBER DURING THE INAUGURATION OF THE 8TH NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN ABUJA ON TUESDAY (9/6/15). 3023/9/6/2015/CH/BJO/NAN

The Senate has approved N234.51 billion for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct the 2019 elections.

The sum was approved at plenary, on Thursday.

The 10-week recess of the National Assembly had delayed the approval, sparking fears that the 2019 elections might be postponed.

The electoral had demanded N242 billion for the next general election.

Details later…

(SUNNEWSONLNE)