6 states that have their FULL 2017 budgets in public

6 states that have their FULL 2017 budgets in public

Out of the 36 states in Nigeria, only 6 have produced their 2017 budgets and released full details of it according to BudgITng.

Founded in 2011, BudgIT is a civic organization that applies technology to intersect citizen engagement with institutional improvement, to facilitate societal change.

BudgIT uses an array of tech tools to simplify the budget and matters of public spending for citizens, with the primary aim of raising standard of transparency and accountability in government.

Below is the picture they tweeted via their official handle:

1. Bauchi state

The Bauchi state House of Assembly signed the 2017 budget into law with an increase of over N2.5 billion.

The budget proposal was reviewed upwards by the house to N147,950 billion, from the N145,447 billion earlier submitted by Governor Mohammed Abubakar.

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2. Edo state

The Edo state House of Assembly passed the state’s 2017 budget proposal of N153.18 billion.

Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo had on December 19, 2016, presented a budget proposal of N150 billion to the Assembly for consideration and passage.

3. Gombe state

Governor Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe state has presented to the House of Assembly an N85.6 billion budget proposal for 2017 tagged “Budget of sustainability”.

At the presentation, Dankwambo said the budget was aimed at sustaining the tempo of development that was kick-started in May 2011.

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4. Kaduna state

The Kaduna state Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, in Kaduna, signed the 2017 budget of N214 billion into law.

The state House of Assembly was the first among the 36 states of the Federation to pass the 2017 budget into law.

5. Kano state

The Kano state Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, presented a budget proposal of N210 billion (specifically, N209,875,330,488) for the 2017 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly.

Under the proposal, which the governor tagged “Budget of Sustainable Self Reliance”, N130,488,682.677 was projected for capital expenditure and N79,370,647.811billion for recurrent expenditure.

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6. Kogi state

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state presented a budget of 174.851 billion Naira for 2017 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly in Lokoja, the state’s capital.

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