Yahaya Bello signs N130bn New year budget

The Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has signed into law the state’s 2021 budget appropriation bill for 2021. The governor, at the signing event, which took place at the banquet hall of the government house on Wednesday, noted that his administration has always ensured that budget preparation in the state is always in alignment with realities hence its performance.

Exclusive: Reps panel worried over slow pace of dams projects

The House of Representatives Committee on Water Resources has expressed concern over the slow completion of various dams spread across the country despite being adequately provided for in the 2020 Budget. At the budget defence session of the Committee on Monday, the Chairman of the panel, Rep. Sada Soli Jibia, who voiced the committees’ concern called for a round table meeting between the Federal Ministry of Water Resources and the Committee to ensure better implementation and delivery of projects in the 2021 budget, with implementable/verifiable timeline. Speaking at the session,…