Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Wednesday, signed into law the 2022 budget of the State of over 110 billion into law.
Signing the budget, the governor said the need for government officials to redouble effort towards the success of the budget was paramount.
Giving assent to the appropriation bill earlier passed by the state Assembly, Governor Sule appreciated the speaker and members of the state assembly for the speedy passage of the appropriation bill.
Reflecting on the performance of the 2021 budget which stood at “64 percent”, Governor Sule said the 2022 budget was jerked up from initial N109bn to N110bn.
He called on government agencies and parastatals to wake up towards actualising government’s vision.
He also maintained that measures were also on to ensure an increase in the performance of the budget to meet up with the projects that have been captured therein, thus highlighting the Idadu-Agbashi road and the dualisation of Shendam road to the state Assembly, as some of the projects that would soon be embarked on.
The Speaker of the State Assembly Rt Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi explained that members of the assembly did not hesitate in ensuring the budget go through due process before it was passed for the Governor’s assent.
Abdullahi noted that the state legislature would continue to work in the interest of the people of Nasarawa State.