Okowa signs 2020 budget of N395bn into law

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State on Thursday, signed into law the 2020 budget of N395 billion which was recently passed by the State House of Assembly.

The governor at the brief ceremony in Asaba, said that the state government would consolidate on ongoing projects in the education and road sectors of the economy.

Okowa said the 2020 budget was the first time the sum of N30 billion was allocated to the education sector, adding that adequate budgetary provisions have been made for roads and other projects.

The governor noted that his administration would continue to work within realisable budget circles with a view to ensuring high budget performance, saying that the state would ensure that revenue matches with expenditure in the implementation of the budget.

Okowa said that his…

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