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Adamawa Governor, Fintiri signs N175b 2023 budget into aw


By Joseph Adahnu, Yola

Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri of Adamawa State has assented the 2023 Budget of N175 billion into law after the passage of the Appropriation Bill by the
State House of Assembly.

It would be recalled that, November 25, 2022 had presented the appropriation bill for 2023 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for consideration.

The budget has N105 billion, representing 60 per cent as Recurrent Expenditure and over N70 billion, representing 40 per cent as Capital Expenditure.

Fintiri tagged the budget as Budget of Consolidation, will ensure completion of all ongoing projects started by his administration and the construction of a Super Highway from FGGC Yola to Yola-
Town through Yolde-Pate.

He noted that his government would establish and construct three Mega Secondary Schools, one in each of the senatorial districts, to serve as special schools for the most talented of Adamawa students.

He accordingly also stated that, the government would also establish High-tech Vocational Training Centres to serve as Information Technology Skill Incubation Hub for the development of youths in the state, among other key projects.

The occasion was attended by the deputy governor, Crowther Seth and deputy speaker of the assembly, Pwamakeino Mackondo.

Others include chairman and members of House Standing Committee on Finance,
Appropriation and Budget, and Chief of Staff, Government House Yola, Maxwell Gidado.

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