From Maiharaji, Altine
Governor Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun, Barden Hausa, Shattiman Sakkwato) MON, has signed the appropriation Bill passed by the State Legislature into law with a promise to create a due process office in the state.
The Bill which contains an appropriated sum of N142, 779,251,000 was estimated by the Executive arm and presented to the Legislature at the total sum of N145, 438,751,000.
Presenting the Bill for assenting to the Governor, the Speaker of the House, Alhaji Nasiru Muazu Magarya said the appropriated budget is about three billion naira less than the estimate presented in order to make it more realistic.
He said the House of Assembly deliberated on the budget very diligently and appropriately in their best belief in the workability of tge document in favour of the state in general.
He expressed his optimism that the budget would be implemented diligently and for the benefit of the people.
While signing the budget into law, Governor Bello Matawalle commended the Legislative arm for a fast but tedious work on the budget which further indicates their commitment and responsiveness to the yearnings and aspirations of the people.
He noted that this is the first time in Zamfara State where the budget was discussed and deliberated by the public before it was presented and passed into law.
He revealed that within next year, the state Government will create the due process office so that the state Government becomes more responsible in its fiscal policies and implementation.