The National Assembly Joint Committee on the Independent National Electoral Commission [INEC], on Monday, adopted N143 billion elections budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari.
INEC had presented N189 billion budget for considerations.
The chairman of the Joint Committee, Senator Suleiman Nazif addressed newsmen after the closed door meeting.
He stated that the committee has resolved to adopt N143 billion budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari against the N189 billion by INEC.
The chairman, however, asked INEC to present the budget of N143 billion before the Committee tomorrow for final consideration .