By Simdi Gloria:-
The Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Wednesday presented the 2021 appropriation bill to the State House of Assembly.
He said, “the aggregate expenditure of N339 billion is proposed for the State Government in 2021,” while addressing lawmakers.
He further explained that “the proposed N339 billion expenditure comprises the recurrent of N162 billion and capital of N177 billion.”
The Governor informed the lawmakers that Infrastructure will gulp a sum of N61 billion, Social welfare and well-being will take N93 billion, Education to get N58 billion; Youth empowerment was allotted N6 billion, while Agriculture and Enablers are to gulp N15 billion and N106 billion respectively.
Abiodun appealed to the lawmakers to expedite action on the 2021 appropriation bill.
“Mr. Speaker and Honourable Members of the 9th Ogun State House of Assembly; I commend your firm commitment towards ensuring a very harmonious and productive relationship with the Executive. As you review the 2021 budget estimates, we believe that the legislative process will be expedited to ensure its prompt passage to sustain the restoration of a predictable January–December fiscal year,” Abiodun said.
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