Anambra Assembly Passes N111bn 2013 Appropriation Bill



The Anambra State House of Assembly yesterday passed into law the state’s 2013 appropriation bill of One hundred and ten billion, nine hundred and fourty nine million, nine hundred and seventy three thousand naira(N110,949,973,000) for her projects and services this fiscal year.

From the report of the committee on Finance and Appropriation as presented by its chairman, Princess Nikky Ugochukwu, they recommended some upward and downward adjustments in the estimates for various sectors of the state’s ministries and departments including that of the Assembly.

Others sectors include the Environmental Health/Pollution Control, Education, Information, Culture and Tourism, General Administration, Office of the Secretary to the State Government, and the Anambra State Independent Electoral Commission.

The committee, Ugochukwu added, recommended an increase of sixty million naira, representing .054% when compared with the total estimate of one hundred and ten billion, eight hundred and eighty nine million, nine hundred and seventy three thousand naira as presented by Governor Obi.

The Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly, Princess Chinwe Nwaebili expressed the readiness of the Assembly to continue to work together in support of the executive to achieve its desired goals.



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