Tambuwal Presents N176bn 2021 Budget To Sokoto Assembly
Sokoto state Governor Aminu Tambuwal has presented over N176bn (one hundred and seventy-six) billion naira to the state House of Assembly as the 2021 budget proposal.
The budget document tagged the budget of consolidation and socio-economy emancipation has 54 percent for capital expenditure and 46 percent set aside for recurrent spending.
The education sector got the highest budget amounting to over (thirty-eight billion naira followed by Health, and Agriculture sectors.
The governor said the budget will focus on the urban renewal projects which require the construction of the third flyover at Gidan Man Ada and the completion of the two earlier awarded.
According to him, the rehabilitation and reconstruction of infrastructure damaged by floods will also be given adequate attention.
Governor Tambuwal lamented the negative impact of security challenges facing the state couple with the effect of the flood that affects farmers in the state
He sought the cooperation and collaboration of the State Assembly to put the overall interest of the before any political interest in order to facilitate the attainment of growth and development of Sokoto state.