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2018 Budget Will Address Critical Areas Of Residents Needs— KWHA Speaker

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2018 Budget Will Address Critical Areas Of Residents Needs--- KWHA Speaker

Ali Ahmad

The Kwara state House of Assembly has restated its commitment towards ensuring that 2018 budget addresses the critical needs of the people of the state.

The Speaker of the House, Dr. Ali Ahmad gave the assurance on Tuesday while declaring open the 2018 budget defense by ministries departments and agencies in the state.

Ahmad who explained that budget is a cardinal function of the parliament, disclosed that its implementation must be taken seriously by the executive arm of government in order , to improve  the lives of the residents of the state.

The Speaker assured that the 2018 Budget would address critical areas of education, health, road and social services, to make government more responsive to the yearnings of the people of the state.

He expressed delight that the budget process was improving, pointing out that, if the process was improved upon, its impact would be felt more by the people of the state.


2018 Budget Will Address Critical Areas Of Residents Needs--- KWHA Speaker

Ahmad disclosed that the legislature would increase budgetary allocations to education and the state universal basic education board(SUBEB)  for procurement of instructional materials for primary and junior secondary schools as well as construction of classrooms in the state, pointing out that education is key to the social economic development of the state.

The state commissioner for Education and Human Capital Development, the  State Chairman of  Universal Basic Education( SUBEB )and Permanent Secretary ,Ministry of Social Development, Culture and Tourism Alhaji Musa Yeketi, Alhaji Bolakale Lawal and Dr Rhoda Ajiboye respectively had in their submissions, highlighted the challenges confronting their respective ministries and SUBEB and urged the House to assist in redressing the problems.

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2018 Budget Will Address Critical Areas Of Residents Needs--- KWHA Speaker

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