The decision was reached after the council considered and approved a review of the 2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper in line with the extant laws of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission 2018.
Pella explained that the measure was taken by the council after a holistic review of the situation and considered the crisis affecting the economy as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
He added that government had deemed it necessary to review the budget to meet up with the physical realities.
He said that the budget review would soon be transmitted to the state assembly for consideration and approval.
Dabari was optimistic that the review of the budget would be realised. (NAN)