2nd January, 2019
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Adamawa state House of Assembly has submitted the 2019 Budget Appropriation of Two Hundred and Forty Four Billion Naira to Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla.
The Deputy Speaker of the State House of Assembly Hon. Lusambani Mijah Dili who led other law makers for the Budget submission during an extra ordinary council session presided over by Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla at council chamber Government House Yola.
He announced that the legislators had unanimously increased the budget from two hundred and thirty million naira to two hundred and forty four billion naira.
Lusambani Dili, who also represents Demsa in the state house of Assembly, said this is to meet the aspirations of the people of the state considering areas of needs.
He assured the Governor of mutual working relationship in delivering Dividends of Democracy to the doorstep of the people of Adamawa State.
The Deputy Speaker used the forum to congratulate the Governor on the occasion of New Year Celebrations.
While receiving the Budget appropriation Bill ,Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla expressed appreciation to the law makers for the speedy passage of the 2019 Budget,Tagged " Budget Of Next Level "
The Governor also appreciated the role of the Legislature in identifying with the challenges considering the increment of Fourteen Billion Naira to meet the aspirations of the people of the state.
He used the forum to wish the law makers a successful electioneering outting in the year 2019.
Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla had earlier submitted a Budget proposal with Fifty Five percent for capital expenditure while Forty Five percent goes for recurrent expenditure.
The Governor had also congratulated the Law makers over the recent changes in the leadership of the House, where Honourable Lusambani Mijah Dili was elected Deputy Speaker and other key officers of the House.