The Chairman, Sokoto State House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation, Alhaji Bello Yabo, on Friday said the legislature would ensure speedy passage of the state’s 2016 budget proposal of N174.39 billion.
Yabo made the pledge in an interview with NAN in Sokoto shortly after the conclusion of the 2016 budget defence by ministries, departments and agencies.
“The assembly members will ensure the speedy passage of the 2016 appropriation bill to enable the executive arm perform the required functions for the development of the state.
“We will ensure that we help in boosting revenue generation, so as to correct the past failures of less revenue accruing to government for the rapid development of the state,” the lawmaker said.
The appropriation committee chairman also pledged to cooperate with the executive to meet the challenges of development.
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