In a bid to boost investment and ensure the safety of all residents, the Ekiti State government is to spend a huge sum of N1.4 billion on the State Security Network codenamed ‘Amotekun Corps’ in 2021 fiscal year .
In the same year, government earmarked a total of N8 billion to social services, covering education, health, gender empowerment, social security and other pivotal sub-sectors critical to the growth of the state’s economy.
The Commissioner for Budget, Mr. Femi Ajayi, said this in Ado Ekiti yesterday during the breakdown of the 2021 appropriation law with a budgetary provision of N109.666 billion.
Governor Kayode Fayemi had on December 23, 2020 assented to the budgetary provision christened “Budget of Recovery and Economic Restoration”, comprising N58. 4 billion…