Nasarawa Assembly Passes N5.98bn 2021 Supplementary Budget

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, on Monday, passed N 5.98billion 2021 supplementary budget into law.

Recalled that Governor Sule, on Oct. 13 presented the supplementary budget of to the State House of Assembly for approval.

Speaker of the House, Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi,
announced the passage of the bill into law after Hon Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion to that effect during the House proceedings in Lafia today.

Balarabe Abdullahi, commended the members for their commitment in ensuring the speedy passage of the bill into law.

He said that the supplementary bill if assented to was to ensure the completion of ongoing projects in the state.

“The total size of the Supplementary budget stand at N5, 975, 076, 812.86 only with a recurrent expenditure of N3, 620, 618, 735.86 only while capital expenditure is N2, 354, 458, 077) only

“A Bill for a Law to issue out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the State ( Supplementary Appropriation Bill) of the sum of N5, 975, 076, 812.86 and a virement ( Re- Allocation/ Adjustment ) of 2,690,023,000 only for the services of Nasarawa State Government is read for the third time and pass,” he said.

The speaker directed the clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for Gov. Sule’s assent.

Earlier, Hon Tanko Tunga ( APC- Awe North) , the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the bill to pass third reading.

Hon. Abel Bala ( PDP- Nassarawa Eggon West) , the Minority Leader of the House seconded the motion.

The House unanimously passed the bill into law.

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