Governor Fubara Presents 2024 Budget to Five Rivers Lawmakers

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Rivers State Governor Siminalayi Fubara has presented the 2024 appropriation bill to five lawmakers.

The governor arrived at the plenary of the assembly under the speakership of Rt. Hon. Edison Ehie, around 9:00 a.m.

Governor Fubara was accompanied by the Secretary to the State Government, Tammy Danagogo, Commissioner for Finance, Isaac Kamalu, the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Joseph Johnson, and other members of his cabinet.

The State Executive Council, in its 5th sitting on Monday, approved the estimated budget of over N800 billion, christened the Budget of Renewed Hope, Consolidation, and Continuity for the 2024 fiscal year.

During the Wednesday proceedings, Edison also declared vacant the seat of 27 of 32 lawmakers that defected to APC.

This is coming after the demolition of the State House of Assembly building on Moscow Road, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area.

According to a government source, the project was being undertaken by the state government due to the burning of the hallow chambers by unknown political thugs

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