OrderPaperToday– Speaker of the Kwara State House of Assembly Ali Ahmad has promised that the 2016 budget estimate of the state Government will be passed into law this week by the lawmakers.
The Speaker gave the assurance in Ilorin while speaking at resumption of sitting by legislators after two weeks of ministerial budget defence by MDAs in the state.
According to Ahmad, this year would witness unprecedented implementation of budget in the State, especially in the areas of education, health, road construction, disbursement of scholarship and bursary to students saying that the legislators at various Committee levels are now at the final stage of passing the budget into law.
He said that the lawmakers under his watch would intensify efforts in its oversight function to ensure proper implementation of this year’s budget.
Meanwhile the State House of Assembly has approved three additional Special Advisers for the State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to facilitate smooth running of government.
The House gave the approval following a message from the Governor and read at the floor of the House by Speaker Ahmad.
The Governor had in his message to the Speaker said the approval became imperative in view of the exigencies of governance at this critical period of administration and facilitate smooth and hitch free governance desirable for effective distribution of the dividends of democracy across the State