During the inspection of the continuing rehabilitation work on the green chamber and the construction of the National Assembly Service Commission office; Gbajabiamila disclosed the presentation of the 2023 budget and stated that the temporary chamber would be ready for use when the house resumed.
The project managers would be able to finish the main chamber’s refurbishment months before the deadline; the Speaker stated, thus the 10th Assembly will likely be sworn in in the temporary chamber.
The 400 capacity building to cost N11. 6 billion, according to a Commissioner in the National Assembly Service Commission; who also spoke with journalists at the construction site.
According to a report in THISDAY, the federal government projects a deficit of N11. 30 trillion in 2023 and wants to spend N19.76 trillion, a 15.37% increase from the amount in the 2022 budget.
Senior architectural consultant for the project Michael Baka stated that 70% finished and will be ready next year. Baka also stated that the project has directly employed more than 200 Nigerians.