The Federal Government has retained the N9 .2 bn budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex .
This is according to the 2021 budget proposal presented to the National Assembly on Thursday by the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd . ).
The project , which is being implemented by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, was tagged as an ‘ ongoing’ one .
The budget for the maintenance of the Presidential fleet also rose from N8 .5 bn in 2020 to N12 . 5 bn in the 2021 budget amid calls for the Presidency to reduce the number of aircraft in the fleet .
The Presidential fleet , which is used to convey the President , has also in recent time been used to fly members of his family to personal functions.
Buhari and Vice – President Yemi Osinbajo are also expected to spend N 3 . 2 bn for travels next year.
While N 2 . 4 bn was set aside for Buhari ’ s travels , N801 m was earmarked for the Vice – President .
The Federal Government also set aside N2 .3 bn for the payment of entitlements of former heads of states , Presidents and Vice -Presidents .
A further breakdown of the allocation to the Presidential Air Fleet in the fiscal document shows that N2 . 4 bn will be spent on overhauling of Gulfstream G 550 , Falcon 7 X and CL 605 aircraft engines N2 .4 bn .