N4.67bn supplementary budget passed by Nasarawa Assembly

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From BERNICE EKE, Abuja

The Nasarawa state House of Assembly yesterday, passed a supplementary budget of N4.67 billion for the 2019 fiscal year.

Speaker of the Assembly, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi announced the approval of the budget after Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga moved the motion that the bill be passed into law.

The speaker urged the executive to ensure proper use of the funds for projects it was meant for and commended the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation and other members of the House for their cooperation in approving the supplementary budget.

The speaker said, the governor submitted the supplementary budget for approval by the House in order to complete some ongoing projects. He also said the supplementary budget would assist execute projects that will affect the lives of people positively.

“A bill for the law to issue out of Consolidated Revenue Fund of the state (supplementary appropriation) of N4,668,169,203 has been passed into law.

“The budget allocation/adjustment of N3, 107, 156, 220 is only for the services of Nasarawa State Government for the period of eight weeks starting from November 1st, 2019 and ending December 31st, 2019.”

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