Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has sent an N8.67billion supplementary budget to the House of Assembly for consideration and approval.
The Speaker, Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, read the governor’s request during the plenary in Lafia, the state capital on Wednesday.
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He said that the supplementary bill was to ensure the completion of ongoing projects in the state.
The bill scaled first and second reading after the Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga (APC- Awe North), moved the motion.
Daily Trust reports that the governor had on December 31 signed a N115.7 billion 2021 budget into law.
In a related development, a Bill for a Law to Establish the State Security Trust Fund in Nasarawa State and Other Related Matters Therewith passed the first reading.
Also, a Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Information Technology Development Agency and Other Related Matters passed the first reading.