ABIA STATE PROPOSES TO SPEND ₦140TN IN 2018

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has presented a budget of ₦140, 930,000,000 to the state House of Assembly for the 2018 fiscal year.

Presenting the Budget to the House, Governor Ikpeazu noted that his administration was committed to fiscal management process in line with international best practices in making the state investment friendly.

He explained that the budget was packaged with the right policy formulation frame work, fiscal planning, budget analysis, accountability and routine financial management.

Receiving the budget, the Speaker Abia State House of Assembly, Mr. Chikwendu Kalu thanked the Governor for the presentation and assured him that the House would give the budget accelerated passage.

He noted that the House would continue to partner the Executive in its efforts towards moving the state forward.

The Abia State 2018 Budget was christened Budget of Partnership and opportunities.

LAWRENCE NWOKEDI    

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