The Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni has singed into law the 2020 finance and appropriation bills of over N108.3 billion.
The signing follows approval made by the State Assembly after weeks of budget scrutiny.
Governor Buni said, “the 2020 Finance and Appropriation Bills passed by the House and now presented for my assent provides for a total aggregate expenditure of N108, 314, 101, 082.
“This implies that having subjected our initial proposal of N108, 414, 101, 082 to legislative scrutiny, the budget size was reduced by the House of Assembly by N100 million or by 0.102%.
“Out of the N108, 314, 101, 082 passed by the House, the sum of N50, 518, 800, 000.00 has been earmarked for capital expenditure while N57, 795, 301, 082 will be devoted to recurrent services”.