Enugu Assembly passes supplementary budget of over N58bn

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The Enugu State House of Assembly has passed a supplementary budget of over N58 billion submitted by Gov. Peter Mbah.

The supplementary budget of N58,095,482,293 was passed on Tuesday in Enugu.

Speaking during the debate, the Minority leader of the assembly, Mr Iloabuchi Aniagu, said the budget would enable the state government initiate and execute capital and developmental projects.

Aniagu noted that although the assembly had passed the 2023 budget, the supplementary budget would help the new administration in the state to achieve its developmental target.

Contributing to the debate, Mr Okechukwu Mbah, representing Nkanu East constituency, urged his colleagues to support the supplementary budget, which he said would help Gov. Mbah to deliver on his campaign promises.

Subsequently, the members representing Oji-River and Udenu constituencies, Mr Osita Eze and Mr Obinna Ijele respectively, lauded the supplementary budget, while lamenting that their constituencies was…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper