Governor Abba Kabiru Yusuf has presented over N357 billion before the state house of assembly as a proposed appropriation for 2024.
Tagged Budget of Restoration and Transformation, the Governor transmitted over N215 billion for Capital Expenditure while over N134 billion allocated for Recurrent Expenditure.
By this appropriation, priority is placed on capital expenditure, which stood at 62 per cent while against 38 per cent allotted for Recurrent expenditure.
The total size of the proposed appropriation for 2024 is higher than the N268 billion approved 2023 budget by over N82 billion variation.
On sectorial allocation, Education has the lion share of N95 billion representing 29.9 per cent, next to Health N51.4 billion, while General administration got the sum of N45.1 billion.
Similarly, N40.4 billion was proposed on Infrastructural development include Works and Housing, Water Resources has N13.4 billion, Security, Law and Justice N11 billion while N11 billion equally proposed on Agriculture.
Governor Yusuf presented first budget proposal few weeks after signing N58 billion 2023 supplementary appropriation.