Enugu State House Of Assembly Passes Budget Into Law
The Enugu State House of Assembly, has passed the 2017 budget estimate of over 105Billion Naira into law, with the breakdown that shows that over 55Billion Naira represents recurrent expenditure.
Meanwhile, the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation said, although the budget estimate may look high, the state will achieve over 80% of the budget estimate with the ongoing restructuring in the Board of Internal Revenue and Prudent Management of the executive, as well as refund from the Paris and London club.
The passage follows the consideration of the report as presented by the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation.
The committee considered the bill followed by third reading of the bill which was subsequently passed into law.
However, the Speaker, Enugu State House of Assembly, Edward Ubosi, has commended members of the House for their contributions in the passage of the budget into law.
He urged them to carry out thorough oversight functions to ensure implementation of the budget.