April 6, 2018

Bayelsa Assembly passes N318bn 2018 appropriation bill

Bayelsa, pension

Bayelsa State House of Assembly

By Samuel Oyadongha
YENAGOA—Bayelsa  State House of Assembly has passed the state’s N318 billion 2018 appropriation bill.

Bayelsa State House of Assembly

The N318bn estimate passed by the state House of Assembly is an increase from the N295 billion presented by the state governor, Mr  Seriake Dickson on December 22, 2017.

The bill is with a differential of N21.78billion.

Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly,  Kombowei Benson on what transpired at the Committee of Supply stage where the final consideration was made, assured that when signed into law, the executive arm will ensure proper implementation of the document.

Benson commended members of the House of Assembly for the roles they played by attending to over 20 MDAs during the budget defence.