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NUC Sets Aside N22m for Meals, N16m for Books

Prof. Abubakar Rasheed. Photo: PM News
Prof. Abubakar Rasheed. Photo: PM News

The National Universities Commission (NUC) has budgeted N22,908,950 for meals and N16,769,000 to procure books for the year 2019.

According to Punch News, these sums were obtained from the 2019 Budget Executive Proposal of the NUC, which also included N50,074,664 to maintain office buildings and residential quarters, as well as N18,400,000 to print non-security documents.

In the budget breakdown of the NUC, the commission planned to spend N48,796,130 on electricity and N5,055,764 on telephone charges.

Report shows that the commission hoped to carry out nine projects in 2019 which include; re-development of the NUC liaison office in Lagos state, completion of the office extension in the NUC secretariat, purchase of furniture and office equipment, painting of the secretariat, among others.

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