Ganduje sends N33.8B supplementary budget to Assembly

Kano House of Assembly speaker Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari

Kano House of Assembly speaker Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari

By Muhammad Nur/Kano

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has sent a N33. 8 billion 2021 supplementary budget to the House of Assembly for deliberation and subsequent approval.

His request was read at plenary in Kano on Tuesday, by the Speaker, Alhaji Hamisu Chidari.

According to the governor’s request, N3.22 billion will be for personnel cost, while N9.2 billion will be spent on overhead costs, while the sum of N21.5 billion will be for capital expenditure.

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He said that with the supplementary budget of N33 billion, the total budget size for 2021 now stands at N 231.7 billion.

Ganduje explained that the request was dictated by the need to shape the purpose of the budget to deliver on its objectives and also to complete priority projects.

According to the letter, the supplementary budget will be funded from internally generated revenue and other relevant sources applied by the government to fund budgets.

The house then unanimously agreed to commit the supplementary/amendment budget/ 2021 for legislative action at the next adjourned plenary sitting.