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Sokoto Assembly Passes Budget

The Sokoto State House of Assembly has passed the 2019 Budget of N169.652 billion as proposed by Governor Aminu Tambuwal.

The Appropriation bill was passed following a motion moved by the Assembly Majority Whip Alhaji Habibu Modachi representing Isa constituency.

The motion came after consideration of a report by the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation.

Presenting the report, the Committee Chairman, Alhaji Malami Muhammad, said that the amount proposed for both recurrent and capital expenditures remained the same as submitted by the governor.

Alhaji Muhammad said the sum of N70,468,519,058.00 representing 41.53 per cent is for recurrent expenditure while N99,184,252,425.00 representing 58.47 per cent is  for capital expenditure and both remained the same.

He also said based on the genuine request of the Sub-Committee, the Committee moved resources to accommodate some important demands and interest of the people.

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