Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has presented before the state
House of Assembly a detailed budget estimate for the 2019 fiscal year put at N285n (two hundred and eighty-five billion naira) for consideration and quick passage into law.
Presenting the budget before the house,Senator Ajimobi emphasised that the document tagged budget of sustainability was designed to sustain the tempo of development achieved so far.
Speaking further, Ajimobi said the 2019 Appropriation bill is
structured to reflect the priority government has accorded the various
sectors in terms of their expected developmental effects.
Breaking down the estimates, the economic sector is expected to gulp a
total of 61.50% of the total budget.
Law and justice 0.41%,social 30.19% while administration will take 7.90% of
Responding,Speaker of the House, Honourable Olagunju Ojo assured that the legislature would continue to partner the executive in moving the state
forward. Hence,the need to urgently attend to the Appropriation bill.
The state government says it would embark on digital mapping of the state
while also spreading its tentacles to critical sectors like Agriculture,
works and transport,housing amongst other spheres.