Governor Abiodun Signs 2024 Budget of Sustained Growth, Development

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Ogun state Governor, Dapo Abiodun on Friday signed the 2024 appropriation bill as passed by the state House of Assembly.

The budget christened, “the Budget of Sustained Growth and Development was assented to by the governor after it was presented to him by the speaker of the house of assembly, Mr Olakunle Oluomo in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.

The governor had presented the budget with an estimate of N703.028BN to the house of assembly on November 30.

Signing the budget, Governor Abiodun noted that it was the highest in the history of the state.

He stated that the signing of the budget is another testament of the administration’s commitment to the development of the people and the state.

The governor commended the lawmakers for subjecting the budget to thorough examination and speedy passage.

He also disclosed that the state government has been able to meet up with a minimum of 70% budget implementation over the years.

Speaking earlier, the Speaker, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, who led other principal officers of the assembly to the Governor’s office, said the lawmakers passed the budget after almost a month of rigorous exercise.

He explained that the quick passage of the budget was to meet up with the January 1st date in line with international best practice.

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