President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, signed three bills into law.
The Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters, Senate, Ita Enang, made this known to State House correspondents on Friday.
According to him, the Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2019 appropriates a total sum of N243, 374,511.077 for the 2019 financial year out of which N130.7 billion is for capital expenditure while the balance is for recurrent.
The Bills signed on Friday include: The Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2019, Federal Polytechnic Kaltungo, Gombe State (Establishment) Act, 2019 and the Federal Polytechnic, Daura Katsina State (Establishment) Act, 2019.
He said: “This amount is from the Statutory Revenue Allocation due to the Federal Capital Territory.
This is in addition to the budgetary provision of N23, 023, 593, 146 for Capital Expenditure made in the 2019 National Budget earlier assented to by Mr. President on May 27, 2019.”
He said that the President assented to bills for the establishment of two Federal polytechnics in Nigeria as part of his desire to improve and expand admission opportunities for children in tertiary institutions in the country.
The Laws establishing the named Polytechnics, he said, were standard with the Laws establishing all other Federal Polytechnics in Nigeria.