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Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara Signs 2016 Budget Bill into Law

by on March 11, 2016
 
Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has signed the 2016 Budget Bill into law with a promise to work to­wards achieving minimum of 70 per cent of the budget.
Shortly after he signed the budget in his office, the gov­ernor emphasised that this year’s budget signified a ma­jor shift from the ways and manners the government carry out its business.
Governor Ahmed ex­plained that the budget would be implemented with a bulk of resources coming from the Internally Gener­ated Revenue, adding that strong machinery had been put in place to drive the In­ternally Generated Revenue to support the government to deploy infrastructure to the people across the state.
According to him, “state and local governments’ rev­enues would be taken to a level that will be supportive to run efficient government that will deliver on its elec­tioneering campaign prom­ises.”
The governor, who identi­fied revenue as a critical in­gredient to move the state to a greater height, stressed that success of the state hinged on the success of the Inter­nally Generated Revenue.
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