The Nigeria Football Federation is expected to get the sum of N1 , 231 ,725 , 243 from the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development for the 2021 fiscal year.
The Ministry of Sports proposed the sum of N181 , 104 ,352 , 458 to be spent in the 2021 fiscal year.
In the budget which was presented by the President , Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd . ) to the joint session of the National Assembly on October 8 , the sports ministry’ s budget , represents 1 . 38 per cent of the country ’ s total budget of N13 , 082 ,420 , 568 , 233 for the year.
The budget has yet to be passed by the National Assembly .
The budget breakdown document which was gathered by our correspondent shows that the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports
headquarters will receive a total of N12 . 906 , 730 , 121 while the sum of N164 , 316 ,342 , 783 has been earmarked for the National Youth Service Corps , the largest of the ministry’ s appropriation for the fiscal year.
The sum of N1 , 730 ,179 , 597 has been set aside for Citizenship and Leadership Training Center while in sports , the sum of N1 ,231 , 725 , 243 has been appropriated for the NFF expenses for 2021 .
The NFF however will spend the bulk of their budget appropriation on sporting activities for the year which amounts to N755 , 495 ,006 while a total sum of N106 , 071 ,322 will be spent on salaries .
This comes after the postponement of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to 2022 for the men ’ s senior national team but there will be qualifying games for AFCON and 2022 World Cup in Qatar .