The Speaker of the Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi, announced the passage of the 2020 budget during plenary on Monday in Lafia.
The budget was passed following a motion by the Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North) and seconded by the Minority Leader, Danladi Jatau (PDP-Kokona West).
Balarabe-Abdullahi said the budget was raised by over N7 billion from the N100.5 billion submitted by Gov. Abdullahi Sule and unanimously passed by the assembly.
According to him, the increment is meant to take care of some critical developmental projects that have direct bearing on the lives of the people.
He said that the passage of the budget would allow the state government complete on-going projects and execute new ones.
“A bill for a law to authorise the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the state (Appropriation Bill) of N108, 444, 805, 614.00 kobo only.
“For the services of Nasarawa…