Anambra 2017 Appropriation Bill Passed reports that the state House of Assembly has passed the 2017 Appropriation Bill of one hundred and fifteen billion, five hundred and twelve million, eight hundred and seventy- three thousand, eight hundred and ten  naira for the services of state government.

The House passed the bill during Tuesday’s plenary.

The House approved the sum of fifty eight billion, nine hundred and twenty five million, six hundred and eight- one thousand,  nine hundred and forty- three naira as capital expenditure, while recurrent expenditure stands at fifty – six billion, five hundred and eight seven million, one  hundred and ninety one thousand , eight hundred and sixty- seven naira.

Speaker of the House, barrister Rita Maduagwu, commended various committees of the House as well as staff of the legislature for their genuine commitment  towards the passage of the 2017 Appropriation Bill , assuring that the law makers will continue to carry out oversight functions in all ministries, agencies and ministerial departments to ensure judicious utilization and application of the 2017 Budget.

Barrister Maduagwu assured that the 2017 Appropriation Bill which contains major needs of the citizenry will surely  uplift the living condition of the people and foster development across the state.

On his part, the chairman, House Committee on Finance and Appropriations, Mr Obinna Emeneka added that the House in creased budgetary allocation to some ministries while some were reduced to re-fled the current economic realities and to achieve the vision of the state government for 2017.

Also at plenary, the House passed a resolution urging Governor Willie Obiano to direct the state commissioner of police to urgently beef up security in Nteje to forestall a total breakdown of law and order.

The House passed the resolution following a motion sponsored by the member representing Oyi constituency, Mrs Vivian Okadigbo in this regard.

Anambra 2017 Appropriation Bill Passed Anambra 2017 Appropriation Bill Passed Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Rating: 5

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