ENUGU—GOVERNOR Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, yesterday, signed the N103.5 billion 2018 budget recently passed by the State House of Assembly into law, with a firm promise to fully implement the appropriation law for the benefit of the people and sustainable development of the state.
Signing the budget at the Government House, Enugu, in the presence of his Deputy, Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo and other members of the State Executive Council; members of the House of Assembly led by the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi; State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Hon. Augustine Nnamani, among other top government functionaries, Gov. Ugwuanyi noted that the House after due deliberation on the budget and consideration of the defence by the various ministries, MDAs, Parastatals and all concerned with the budget, increased the budget size from N98,563,500,000 to N103,563,500,000.
The governor commended the members of the House for the speedy and considerate passage of the budget and the “wonderful” cooperation they have accorded the state government since inception.