Gov. El-Rufai signs 2020 budget into law

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai, on Monday signed the 2020 budget of N259.25bn into law.

Governor El-Rufai disclosed that the State House of Assembly increased the budget size to N259.25bn from the N257.9bn in the draft that was presented by Dr. Hadiza Balarabe on October 15, 2019.

According to him, the N184.1bn (71% ) of the 2020 Budget is capital expenditure, while recurrent expenditure is N75.14bn.

He explained that, the capital expenditure on Education and Health constitute N75.44bn of the entire N184.1bn capital budget, while capital spending on Infrastructure and Housing will take N68.5bn.

He said that it was a great honour to sign the 2020 budget, and expressed his gratitude to God, the Speaker and members of the House for consistent passing of the budget and…

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