Gov. Akeredolu presents N159b budget for 2021


Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has presented a budget of N159billion to the state House of Assembly for the 2021 fiscal year.

Commissioner for Budget and Economic planning, Emmanuel Igbasan who presented the budget on behalf of the Governor noted that the 2021 budget “is meant to rekindle people’s hope in the  face of very serious social, economic and difficult challenges, triggered by the covid-19.
He added that the state had in the last three and a half years embarked on a number of initiatives which have earned her special accolades maintaining that the 2021 budget will consolidate on the previous achievements through aggressive revenue generation towards ensuring delivery of more democratic gains.

The budget is to be funded through statutory allocation, mineral derivation fund, value added tax, internal revenue, grants, other capital receipts and financing.

Receiving the budget proposal, Speaker of the House, Bamidele Oleyelogun noted that the year 2021 budget will impact immensely on the lives of the ordinary citizens.

He thereafter appreciated Governor Akeredolu for the successful transmission of the budget to the House most especially the attention accorded every sector of the economy pledging that the fiscal document will be given the desired legislative attention.
The budget has a recurrent expenditure profile of One Hundred and Three Billion, Twenty-One Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty Thousand, Three Hundred and Ninety- Three Naira and Thirty-Four Kobo and Capital Expenditure profile of Fifty-Six Billion Naira, Seven Hundred and Seventy-Four Million, One Hundred and Thirty- Two Thousand, Two Hundred and Sixty- Seven Naira and Thirty -Nine Kobo.

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