2019: Lalong Presents Budget Of N148.7bn

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Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has presented a budget of one hundred and forty-eight billion, seven hundred and twelve million, ninety-eight thousand, five hundred and sixty-five naira (N148,712,098,565.00) only to the State House of Assembly

Presenting the budget tagged “Budget of Rescue and Infrastructural Growth” the governor pointed out the 2019 budget estimate depicted an increase of two billion, three hundred and six million, twenty-three thousand, six hundred and forty-four naira (N2,306,023,644.00) only from the 2018 budget, arising from the increase in recurrent expenditures.

“We appropriately tagged the 2019 budget to emphasize our administration’s commitment to the principle of continuity in governance, policy and programme implementation as well as sustainability in socio-economic prosperity and infrastructural development. In this budget, we shall be consolidating on the gains and achievements of this administration since the beginning of our rescue mission as a demonstration of our desire to leave a lasting legacy,” he said.

SOURCE: www.tribuneonlineng.com/180741/

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