The Kwara State 2021 budget has been increased from N123 billion to N134.6 billion, a letter addressed to the state House of Assembly Speaker, Yakubu Danladi by the state governor, Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq revealed.
Danladi read the letter the house during a special plenary on Monday.
In the new budget proposal, the capital expenditure has been increased to N64.9 billion and the recurrent expenditure pegged at N70.4 billion.
The speaker described the turn out of the lawmakers during the special plenary on the budget review as collective dedication to serve the people of the state despite the short notice.
Danladi referred the reviewed budget estimates to the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation for further legislative action.
Governor AbdulRasaq presented the state’s 2021 budget to the House on December 15, 2020.165