Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello will today sign the State’s 2021 budget into law.
Recall that the state House of Assembly yesterday passed the appropriation bill tagged Budget of accelerated recovery for 2021.
The budget has a total of over N74bn as recurrent expenditure while N56bn goes to capital expenditure.
The thematic areas of the bill and allocated monies include education sector with over N21bn, security with over N12bn, health with over N17bn, infrastructure with over N21bn, human capital development with over N21bn while agriculture will get over N8bn.
The budget is expected to address the basic infrastructural need, ensure the smooth administrative running of government services and drive the economic recovery of the state.
The signing is expected to take place at the Exco Chamber of the Kogi State Government House in Lokoja.