Osun Assembly passes N129.7bn budget for 2022 as Oyetola seeks extension of LG chairmen

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Osun Assembly passes N129.7bn budget for 2022, Osun Assembly, OSIEC, Oyetola

Osun State House of Assembly has passed the 2022 budget presented before it by Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on October 5, 2021.

This was even as the governor wrote to the Assembly on Monday seeking to extend the tenure of local governments chairmen by another six months.

The passed N129.756.450.790 budget has a recurrent expenditure of N53,893,627,990 and the capital expenditure which stands at N75,862,822,800.

The 2022 budget christened “Budget of Sustainable Development” is N19bn higher than that of the 2021 “Budget of Providence”.

It has the larger chunks of it were earmarked for infrastructure, education and health sectors with the sum of N18.7bn, N11.8bn and N5.8bn respectively.

The Speaker, Timothy Owoeye, at plenary commended his colleagues and the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation for their painstaking effort in considering the 2021 Appropriation Bill.

Owoeye warned that no agency of government or ministry should tamper or alter the official figures in the 2022 budget, stating that such actions will be taken up as a criminal offence that may attract serious legal implications.

He said the House would be live up to its responsibilities while regular interactions would be held with MDAs and the people on budget performance and feedback.

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