May 20, 2024

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has passed the N8.2bn 2023 Re-adjustment/supplement budget into law.

Rt. Hon Danladi Jatau, the Speaker of the House announced the passage of the bill into law during the House proceedings in Lafia on Tuesday.

The speaker while passing the bill into law assured Gov. Abdullahi Sule of effective synergy in order to ensure speedy development of the State.

” A Bill for a Law to Authorize the Issue Out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the State and Increase and Re-Adjustment of the Sum of N8, 173, 454, 224. 22k making a total of N157, 489, 398,431.84 only for the Services of Nasarawa State Government to complement for the Period Commencing from January 2023 and Ending 31st December, 2023 read for the third term and passed,” he said

He commended members for their commitments in ensuring the speedy passage of the bill into law.

The Speaker directed the Clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for Gov. Sule’s assent.

” I hereby directed the Clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for His Excellency assent,” he said.

Earlier, Hon Suleiman Yakubu Azara, the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the bill to scale third reading.

Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba, the Minority Leader seconded the motion.

The House unanimously passed the bill into law.

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