By Omolara Adasofunjo
The Year 2024 Appropriation Bill for Ogun State has been passed by the State State House of Assembly.
The document was passed as “A Bill for a Law to authorise the issue and Appropriation of the sum of 703 Billion, 28 Million, 13 Thousand, 441 Naira, 64 Kobo Only, from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for the Services of Ogun State Government of Nigeria for the Financial Year Ending 31st
day of December, 2024.”
The bill presented to the lawmakers last month by Governor Dapo Abiodun witnessed a review in the capital and recurrent expenditures as well as the projected revenue of 18 Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
The Chairman, the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Mr Musefiu Lamidi presented the committee’s report and moved the motion for its adoption as seconded Mr Damilola Soneye and supported by the Whole House, sequel to the passage of the Appropriation Bill at a plenary presided over by the Speaker, Mr Olakunle Oluomo.
The Clerk of the House, Mr. Deji Adeyemo took the third reading of the bill after a motion moved by the Majority Leader, Mr Yusuf Sheriff as seconded by the Minority Leader, Mr Lukman Adeleye and supported by the Whole House through a voice vote.
Thereafter, the Speaker of the House, Mr Oluomo directed that a clean copy of the Appropriation bill should be transmitted to the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for his assent.