Yobe State Governor warns against wasteful expenditures

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From Sa’adatu Maina, Damaturu

The Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has charged all ministries and agencies in the state to cut wasteful expenditures so as to achieve more results with fewer resources.

Buni stated this on Monday in Damaturu while signing the 2020 Finance and Appropriation Bills titled ‘Budget of Continuity and Consolidation’.

“Let me conclude by speaking about the need to cut wasteful expenditure across our MDAs.

“In tight budgetary times such as now, we need every ministry and agency of government to be effective and to try to achieve more with less.”

Buni also said the 2020 Finance and Appropriation Bills passed by the House and presented for his assent provided for a total aggregate expenditure of N108, 314, 101, 082.

Out of the N108, 314, 101, 082 passed by the House, the sum of N50, 518, 800, 000.00 has been earmarked for capital expenditure while N57, 795, 301, 082 will be devoted to recurrent services.

Buni reiterated his administration’s commitment to transparency and accountability.

“I want to assure the Honourable House and the people of the state that our administration’s commitment to transparent, effective and accountable financial and resource management remains resolute.”, he said.

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