Kano State House of Assembly has received the 2022 supplementary budget/amendment bill from the office of the Executive Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
This is contained in a letter dated this month, submitted to the house for subsequent scrutiny and approval on the proposed budget amendment, in line with section 122 sub-section A&B of the 1999 constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The speaker of the house, Alhaji Hamisu Ibrahim Chidari explained that the proposed supplementary budget of over 43 billion naira, would be spent on personnel costs of over 2 billion, overhead costs tagged at over 7 billion, and capital expenditure which stood at over 33 billion naira.
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He highlighted that the letter pointed out that the supplementary budget becomes necessary, in view of the need to sharpen the focus of the 2022 budget, to deliver on the objectives and accelerate the completion of priority projects.
The 2022 proposed supplementary budget amendment bill was subjected to further legislative action.
Similarly, the house had also received another letter from the executive, seeking the upgrading of Sa’adatu Rimi College of Education to a University of Education.
In another development, the house had re-committed Muhammad Abubakar Rimi, Singer, and Galadima Markets Kano, management law 2022 for amendment of several sections.
Speaking to newsmen shortly after plenary, the Majority leader of the house Alhaji Labaran Abdul Madari, said the amendment considered in the committee of the whole house include sections 8 and 10, while “private partners owners were deleted and “private developers were inserted.
The house adjourned its sitting to the next day, in a motion filed by the majority leader.