Kebbi State governor signs 2018 Budget into law

Kebbi State governor signs 2018 Budget into law

Kebbi State governor signs 2018 Budget into law

By Newsdesk with agency report

Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has signed a N151.2 billion 2018 budget into law.

Bagudu, who performed the signing ceremony in Birnin Kebbi on Friday, tagged it as budget of transformation.

According to the governor,N108 billion was for capital expenditure while N42.9 for recurrent expenditure out of the total amount.

Bagudu said in spite of the drop in federal allocations, his administration has recorded success in the execution of projects that would transform the living conditions of the people.

The governor,disclosed that in 2012, the state received N75 billion, while in 2015, N33 billion was received as federal allocation, assured of completion of ongoing projects as well as prudent utilisation of funds.

According to him, N4 billion would be spent on the rehabilitation of primary schools and junior secondary schools, while N1 billion would be spent on women empowerment and development.

Bagudu, who did not give the amount, said a real sector fund would be earmarked to target small scale enterprises for expansion and development.

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