Oyebanji signs Ekiti’s N259.5bn budget into law

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Ado-Ekiti, Dec. 28, 2023 – Gov. Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State on Thursday signed the state’s N159.5 billion 2024 Appropriation bill into law.

He promised that the budget would be fully implemented for the development of the state.

The budget, tagged “Budget of Sustainable Growth and Development”, was presented to the governor’s assent by the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Adeoye Aribasoye, with other principal officers at the Exco Chamber of the Governor’s Office, Ado Ekiti.

Oyebanji said the budget would be fully implemented to drive sustainable growth and improve the standard of living for the people of tthe state.

He said the budget would stimulate economic activities, create job opportunities, and enhance the overall socio-economic landscape of the state as well as assist his government to deliver on its campaign promises and fulfill its obligation to the people.

The governor thanked the speaker and members of the House of Assembly for their thorough review of the budget and preparation of the final budget, adding that the Assembly had proven to be a reliable partner in the development agenda of the state.

“I am so impressed with the quality of debate and scrutiny put in place by the members of the House of Assembly.

“Mr. Speaker, I have listened to you on the need to be committed to implementing this budget, in partnership with the House of Assembly through your oversight, we will ensure that we implement this budget to the letter because the only way we can actually incentivize our people and deliver on our promise is to implement the budget,” he said. (GBN)

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