Nasarawa Assembly passes N5.98bn 2021 supplementary budget



Nasarawa House of Assembly on Monday passed a N5.98 billion 2021 supplementary budget Bill into law.

Speaker of House, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced passage in Lafia on Monday.

Alhaji Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North), Majority Leader moved motion for passage of the Bill while Mr Abel Bala (PDP-Nassarawa Eggon West), the Minority Leader, seconded it.

speaker commended members for their commitment in ensuring speedy passage of Bill, noting that the supplementary budget would ensure the completion of on-going in state.

total size of supplementary budget stands at N5.9 billion with recurrent expenditure getting N3.6 billion while N2.3 billion goes to expenditure.

speaker directed Clerk of House to produce a clean copy of the Bill for the governor’s assent.

On Dec. 31, 2020, Gov. Abdullahi Sule signed state’s N115.7 billion 2021 budget into law.

It tagged: “Budget of Economic Recuperation’’. governor said then that it marked a new era where state would begin to run its budgets from January to December. (NAN)