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Yahaya Signs N130.83bn Gombe 2020 Budget

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, indicators the state’s 2020 funds as Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Abubakar Kurba, and different take a look at the Government House in Gombe on December 27, 2019.



Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has signed the 2020 funds handed by the Gombe State House of Assembly into legislation.

He assented to the invoice throughout a short ceremony on Friday on the Government House in Gombe, north-east Nigeria.

The N130.83 billion Appropriation Act tagged ‘Budget of Change’ has N71.04 billion for capital expenditure whereas N59.78 billion is for recurrent expenditure.

Governor Yahaya was assured that the funds would carry the specified change to satisfy the yearnings and aspirations of the individuals, in step with the federal government’s subsequent degree agenda.

He counseled members of the State House of Assembly for the expeditious consideration and passage of the funds.

The governor additionally assured residents of logical implementation to make sure that the individuals benefit from the dividends of democracy by good governance.

“With the passage and signing into law of the 2020 budget, the onus now lies on us to live up to expectation and justify the confidence reposed in us by the people,” he was quoted as saying in a press release by his media aide, Ismaila Misilli.

Governor Yahaya added, “This time around, no excuse will be tolerated because the budget so passed and assented to belongs to us.”

He famous that it was the primary time the state concerned the general public within the funds course of by a city corridor engagement with stakeholders, earlier than presenting it to the State Executive Council and laying it earlier than the House for legislative scrutiny and eventual passage.

The governor counseled the state Ministry of Finance, in addition to the workplace of the Special Adviser on Budget, Planning, and Development Partners Coordination for enjoying important roles all through the funds course of.

Earlier, the Speaker of Gombe State House of Assembly, Abubakar Kurba, stated the House was delighted and pleased with the efficiency of the governor.

He gave the reassurance that they might proceed to cooperate with the current administration to bequeath a Gombe which the up-coming era can be pleased with.

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