Ekiti Assembly Grants Fayose’s N10bn Supplementary Budget

The Ekiti State House of Assembly has approved the N10 billion supplementary budget presented by Governor Ayodele Fayose.

At a sitting which commenced at 12pm on Wednesday, 14 lawmakers, including Kola Oluwawole, the speaker, went through the proposal within an hour and passed it, reports TheCable.

The Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, had presented a 2018 Revised Appropriation Bill for the sum of N9, 926,527,772.86 to the Ekiti State House of Assembly for urgent passage.

It was learnt that though members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly had gone on vacation since July 16, 2018, members of the Committee on Appropriation had to reconvene to attend to the governor’s request.

The 89-page document showed that the approved estimates for 2018 stood at N98,611,545,040.66, while the revised estimates sent to the Assembly stood at N108,538,072,813.52.

The document, signed on August 30, 2018, was said to have been received at the office of the Clerk of the Ekiti State House of Assembly on Monday, September 10, by 3.40pm.


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