Uche Usim, Abuja
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will be spending N303,275,546 on various utilities according to the 2021 budget proposal.
Electricity charges take a chunk of the budget standing at N159,930,132. Sewerage charges was earmarked N9,848,713.
N3,189,505 has been set aside as telephone charges, while internet access charges stand at N53,153,506.
N11,818,455 is for satellite broadcasting access charges, while water rates will gulp N7,386,535 and leased communication lines have a budget of N3,988,723.
Software charges/licence renewal will cost N53,959,977.
As regards ministries, Defence is to spend N840,559,082,105 on the same recurrent costs, while that of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stands at N75,598,309,134.
Others are; Ministry of Information and Culture, 53,041,805,719; Ministry of Interior, N227,015,559,081; Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, N7,820,057,428; Auditor-General of the Federation, N4,420,905,177; Ministry of Police Affairs, N441,392,646,603; Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy,
N21,806,808,263; Office of National Security Adviser (NSA), N134,095,146;653; Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) N1,189,334,898, among others.
The total money budgeted for recurrent costs in the executive arm of government in the 2021 is N3,367,075,983,420.