Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Sokoto state governor Tambuwal presents N174.3b budget


Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, today Wednesday Dec. 30th presented a budget estimate of N174.35 billion Naira for the 2016 fiscal year with education getting the biggest sectoral allocation of 29 percent. Presenting the report before the state House of Assembly, Tambuwal revealed that the sum of N123.8 billion Naira has been set aside for Capital expenditure while N50.5 billion Naira has been set aside for Recurrent expenditure.

He said education got the larget allocation in method to emphasize his modern line of disclosure of status of crisis in the area.

Financial to him: "The course press of the Plan is to assure sustainable evolution of the Nation by focusing on the significant zones of venture in Education, Agriculture, Health, Environment Solid Minerals and Rural Development.

"The Budget will also pay adequate attention to the implementation of various intervention programmes in the area of poverty reduction; to address critical targets of Sustainable Development Goals so as to achieve the aspirations of the citizenry for a meaningful life," he added.

Tambuwal said among the key policy thrust of the budget is the sustenance of peace and security in the State, improving the quality of education and healthcare delivery, diversifying the economy by harnessing the agricultural sector and solid minerals deposits; improving the revenue base of the state and plugging all leakages thereby ensuring accountability and transparency in the management of resources.

He said the regular payment was reduced in system to found up excellent which testament instantly smash on the experiences of the persons. "We prospect to bolster open duty faculty for nice governance, augment mortal leading, delegate our teenager, weaken lack besides shield our habitat. "We mind provide essential utilities that determination give natives
pleasing existence to permit them supply to the generally increase operation," he added.