The Jigawa State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2024 budget estimate of N298.14 Billion presented by Governor Malam Umar Namadi.
The Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation and member representing Malam Madori Constituency, Hamza Ibrahim presented the budget report before the house.
In his presentation, he highlighted some portions of the budget where an adjustment was made to ensure adequate funds for particular projects and also reduce the allocation of some projects that have more than enough.
Ibrahim also presented a report on the budget of the 27 local government areas of the state which stands at N 109.3 billion.
After the presentation of the appropriation committee report, the Majority Leader of the House and member representing Roni Constituency, Muhammad Lawan Dansure moved a motion for the adoption of the report.
After a brief deliberation, the House unanimously passed the budget into law.
In his comment, the Speaker stated that the house has delivered its mandate by doing all necessary work on the budget and passed it to enable the executive to commence implementation of the budget according to the annual calendar.