Gov. Fayose Signs Ekiti Budget Into Law


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, on tuesday signed into law, the state’s 2017 Budget of N94 billion.

It was an increase of a billion Naira on the budget estimates of N93 billion presented to the Ekiti State House of Assembly by the governor some weeks ago.

According to the Speaker, Rt Hon. Kola Oluwawole, the additional one billion naira was added ‎to the capital expenditure presented to the Assembly.

Speaking on the occasion, Governor Fayose said Ekiti was among the four states of the federation where the 2017 Budgets had been passed into law.

He stated that the harmonious relationship between the executive ‎and legislative arms of government would continue to subsist.
Fayose commended the lawmakers and the people of the state for their‎ support.

‎”We are one of the four states whose budgets have been passed into law. It is a budget of the people to give the best to our people. Enough copies of the budget will be printed and copies put on the Internet for all to peruse‎,” he said.


Oluwawole, who commended the governor for the giant strides recorded by his administration despite the paucity of funds, promised the support and cooperation of the Assembly members for the governor.

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