The Sokoto State House of Assembly has passed the ₦270.1 billion 2024 budget.
This followed the adoption of the report of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation at Wednesday’s plenary.
Presenting the report, Abdullahi Zakari (APC-Rabah), the Committee Chairman stated that the ₦270 billion submitted by Gov. Ahmed Aliyu, remained unchanged.
Zakari said the budget was made up of ₦97.8 billion recurrent expenditure and ₦172.2 billion capital expenditure.
“These figures remain as submitted by the governor.
“However, responding to genuine requests from Sub-Committees, the committee reallocated resources to accommodate essential demands and interests of our people,” he said.
Subsequently, the Speaker, Tukur Bala presented the report for consideration, and was unanimously adopted by the lawmakers through a voice vote.