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General News of Friday, 31 December 2021

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Ugwuanyi signs N186bn 2022 budget into law

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi signs N186bn 2022 budget into law Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi signs N186bn 2022 budget into law

Governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Thursday, December 30, assented to the 2022 appropriation bill of N186,635,135,582.00 passed by the State House of Assembly on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.

This was contained in a statement by the state government, which noted that 38 percent recurrent expenditure and 62 percent capital expenditure contained in the budget met international standards.

The state Assembly speaker, Edward Ubosi, during the presentation of the appropriation bill to the governor, disclosed that the budget proposal was not contentious.

The speaker said, “Looking at the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure which is about N36 billion, it shows that you (Ugwuanyi) are prepared to fulfil the campaign promises you made to the people of Enugu State.

“Your Excellency, the budget was well packaged and we must commend you and members of your executive for that wonderful budget."

Assenting to the budget bill, Ugwuanyi appreciated the members of the State House of Assembly for their commitment and dedication to legislative duties as well as the development of Enugu State.

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