H.E. Governor Tambuwal signed the 2021 Budget Appropriation Bill into law. He expressed appreciation to the Speaker and Members of the Sokoto State House of Assembly (SOHA) for the significant and remarkable passage of the bill into law. He said the achievement shows the dedication and patriotism of the State Legislators in the discharge of their mandate to the people of the State, stating that they properly demonstrated very uncommon patriotism devoid of partisanship. He commended them for uniting together irrespective of political differences, urging them to continue working together in the same direction. He also thanked the State Civil Servants for their hard work and commitment in discharging their responsibilities. Governor Tambuwal used the occasion to call on people of the State to adhere strictly to the COVID-19 protocols as the second wave of the pandemic emerges. Earlier, the Speaker of SOHA, Rt. Hon. Aminu Manya Achida, said the 2021 budget was passed into law after deliberations and careful scrutiny. He said the House did not add or reduce the N176,685,535,643.47 budget presented to it by the Executive Arm of Government, emphasizing that the State Legislature was highly impressed with the great achievements recorded by the executive in the implementation of the 2020 budget. He said despite the financial challenges in 2020 the budget, many successes were recorded in education, healthcare and rural development among others. The Speaker assured the Governor that the State Legislature will ensure speedy passage of any bill aimed at improving the living condition of the citizenry.
Last modified: January 28, 2021