Nasarawa Assembly Passes N8.2bn 2023 Supplementary Budget

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed the N8.2 billion 2023 re-adjustment/supplementary budget into law.

Mr Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the House, announced the passage of the bill into law during plenary in Lafia on Tuesday.

The speaker assured Gov. Abdullahi Sule of effective synergy in order to ensure speedy development of the state.

“A Bill for a Law to Authorise the Issue Out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the State and Increase and Re-Adjustment of the Sum of N8,173,454,224.22k, making a total of N157,489,398,431.84 only, for the Services of Nasarawa State Government to complement for the Period Commencing from January 2023 and Ending 31st December 2023, read for the third time and passed,” he said.

He commended members for their commitments in ensuring the speedy passage of the bill into law.

The speaker directed the Clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for the governor’s assent.

“I hereby direct the Clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for His Excellency’s assent,” he said.

Earlier, Mr Suleiman Azara, the Majority Leader of the House, moved a motion for the bill to scale third reading.

Mr Luka  Zhekaba, the Minority Leader, seconded the motion.

The House unanimously passed the bill into law. Nigeria Eurobond Slumps after CBN Resumes OMO Auction