Kano Assembly passes 2023 budget of N268 billion
The Kano State House of Assembly on Thursday passed the 2023 budget of over N268 billion, which is higher than the initial N245 billion proposed by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje.
The passage of the budget followed the adoption of a report presented by the Chairman, House Standing Committee on Appropriation, Alhaji Abba Garko.
Presenting the report, Garko said the committee had recommended an increase of over N 23 billion.
He said that the recommendation would ensure effective delivery of government services for the benefit of the general public in the state.
At the plenary session, presided over by the Speaker, Hamisu Chidari, the lawmakers, after deliberations on the report of the appropriation committee, adopted the report and passed the budget into law.
Ganduje presented the budget proposal to the assembly on Nov. 4.
The assembly, after passing the bill into law, adjourned its plenary session to Jan. 16, 2023.