Governor Bello in a letter to the House read by the speaker, Prince Mathew Kolawole, on Tuesday said the supplementary budget followed the increase recorded in the revenue of the state.

 

 

Approval Of Virement And Supplementary Budget

The Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has forwarded a request for approval of virement and supplementary budget of over ₦20bn to the State House of Assembly.

2020 ₦176bn Appropriation Bill

Governor Bello had presented over ₦176bn 2020 appropriation bill to the assembly in December last year.

₦102bn Reversed Budget

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that ravaged the entire world, the governor represented a reversed budget of ₦102bn to the House for approval. This was consequently approved and signed into law by the governor.

Increase In Revenue

Governor Bello in a letter to the House read by the speaker, Prince Mathew Kolawole, on Tuesday said the supplementary budget followed the increase recorded in the revenue of the state.

Address Economic Needs

He stated that the supplementary budget if approved will address the economic needs of the people of Kogi State.

Joint House Committees

The Speaker while ruling directed the House Joint committees on Justice and Judiciary and that of Budget and Planning to look into the request and report back to the house in one week for further legislative action.

Approval Of Appointment Nominee

Also, the House has approved the appointment of Yusuf Olowo Abdulmumuni as Permanent Commissioner Civil Service Commission as well as that of Usman Oricha Zubair as permanent member Local Government Service Commission after their successful screening.

Source: Nigerian Tribune


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