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Wike assents to 2016 budget

By Jimitota Onoyume

PORT HARCOURT— Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday,  signed the N307 billion 2016 budget passed by the state House of Assembly.

The governor lauded the lawmakers for the speedy consideration given to the appropriation bill.

He performed the signing ceremony before some of the lawmakers at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Port Harcourt.

He said: “I assure the people of Rivers State that this administration will diligently implement this budget.  We shall complete ongoing projects and initiate new ones for the good of the people.

“I am happy that the Rivers State Executive Council and the state House of Assembly have forged a common front to massively develop the state. We are partners in progress.”



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