Mohammmed Signs Bauchi’s 2020 Budget into Law

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Gov. Bala Mohammmed

By Ahmed Kaigama

, – Gov. Bala Mohammmed of state Tuesday signed state’ 2020 budget of N167.2 billion into .
News Agency of (NAN) reports Mohammmed signed budget one hour after was passed by state House of Assembly.
Speaking at the ceremony, the governor said the budget implementation will be monitored by a Monitoring .

He said government will introduce a mechanism to boost Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the state.
“We will go beyond depending pay as you earn as a means of revenue generation.

“We are talking with a consultant to help draw a plan will capture the informal sector to improve the IGR of the state,” he said.
According to him, education, , supply, security and agriculture would receive lion share of the budget.

Mohammed noted the lawmakers have the right to make adjustments in the budget as people’ representatives.
“I am happy that the budget which was submitted just two weeks ago has been returned.

“I commend the House for the show of sportsmanship in spite of our political differences. “We started staggeringly, but today we are together, achieving good .

“Lawmakers have the mandate to make corrections that will improve the standard of living of people in the state,’’ he said.
Earlier, the Speaker, Mr Abubakar Suleiman said that the House didn’t waste in passing the budget because was comprehensive enough.(NA