Osun Assembly passes N109bn 2021 budget



The Osun House of Assembly on Friday in Osogbo passed the state’s 2021 Appropriation Bill after third reading.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. Gboyega Oyetola on Nov. 10 presented a fiscal proposal of N109,855,051,640 before the House of Assembly for consideration.

Oyetola had said the proposal christened, “Budget of Providence, ” is geared toward promoting post COVID-19 recovery as well as youth engagement and empowerment.

The budget defence for Ministries, Departments and Agencies held from Nov. 17 to Dec. 4 , with the institutions all appearing before various committees of the House.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In his remarks on Friday after the passage of the budget, the Speaker, Mr Timothy Owoeye, thanked his colleagues for their commitment that ensured the passage of the proposal.

He said the House would be alive to its responsibilities while quarterly interactions would be held with MDAs and the people on budget performance and feedback. (NAN)