Following the presentation of the “Budget of sustained economic growth and social transformation” late last year before the Jigawa State Lawmakers, the assembly has approved the sum of N138.670 billion as the state’s 2019 budget.
Recall that the proposed budget figure as presented by the State Governor, Badaru Abubakar was at N134.170.
Jigawa State Passes N138bn Appropriation Bill
Musa Sule Dutse moved the motion for the passage of the budget while Mohd Abdullahi seconded the motion.
The announcement of the bill for passage was made by the Speaker of the Jigawa State House of Assembly, Idris Isa Gwaram.
According to Dutse, “The personnel cost in the budget stands at N43,414,000,000, while recurrent expenditure stands at N24,222,000,000. Capital development projects will gulp N71,034,000,000.”
It was also revealed that all ongoing and intended capital project in the state will be covered with the amount.
Jigawa State House Of Assembly