The Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari has signed the 2023 budget into law.noting that the bill signing which is the last for his administration will only be executed by his administration for the next five months only.
Governor Masari said his administration was able to meet its basic obligation of paying staff salaries, school feeding among others despite the state’s dependence on federal allocation. The administration was able to make some meaningful progress in the areas of infrastructures in the state.
But before presenting the bill for the governor’s ascent, the Speaker, Katsina State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Tasi’u Musa Maigari informed members of the public present at the the venue of the event that “As a result of the adjustment, the total budget has increased from N288, 633, 257, 963.00 as originally presented to N289,633, 257,693.
“This means that the capital estimate now stands at N183, 924, 845, 400 which still maintains 63.5 per cent of the total budget.
“Similarly, the recurrent estimates now stands at N105,789,412,562 which represents the 36.4 per cent of the total budget,” Tasiu said