IMO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY PASSES 2020 REVISED APPROPRIATION BILL INTO LAW
Written by darling on July 29, 2020
Imo State House of Assembly has passed the state’s 2020 revised appropriation bill of 95.3 billion naira into law, which is 102 billion naira lower than the previous appropriation.
The Assembly had earlier passed the 2020 appropriation of 197 billion Naira before the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt Honourable CHIJI COLLINS announced the passage after the Majority Leader of the House, UCHE OGBUAGWU moved a motion for the passage of the bill into law which was seconded by the Minority Leader ANYADIKE NWOSU.
CHIJI said that efforts should be intensified to improve the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to complement the statutory allocation to the state, while commending the members of the house for their commitments in ensuring the bill sees the light of the day.
The Speaker then directed the clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for Governor HOPE UZODINMA to assent.