The Executive Chairman, Abeokuta North Local Government, Prince Adebayo Abdulsalam Ayorinde, has presented a budget of Three Billion, Nine Hundred and Eighty-Five Million and Twenty-Five Naira and Fifty Kobo (#3,985,024,735.56k) as the year 2023 proposed budget to the Legislative Council members on Thursday,8th June 2023, for consideration and approval.
The event which took place in the Council Secretariat, Akomoje Abeokuta was well attended by dignitaries across all boards.
The Chairman, during the presentation, said the 2023 budget, tagged, ” BUDGET FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH” was designed towards improving the Socio-economic growth and development of the Local Government Areas and as well provide more social amenities to the people to fulfill his electoral promises by commencing new projects and fast track the completion of all ongoing projects to improve the standard of living within the Local Government Area.
Prince Ayorinde further said the budget presentation exercise is an opportunity to review the journey so far, chart the way forward and set a benchmark for better performance to take Abeokuta North Local Government to greater heights.
The Council boss, expressed his sincere appreciation to Almighty God for His grace to witness the event while he equally commended the efforts of His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun, MFR, CON, Executive Governor of Ogun State, for his laudable projects to make make sure the dividends of democracy is evenly spread across the state.
In the same vein, Prince Ayorinde also appreciated the cooperation of the Legislative and other political functionaries, the Head of the Local Government Administration (HOLGA), and all members of staff towards the success and upliftment of the Local Government.
In his acceptance speech, the leader of the legislative council, Hon Sanni Sikiru Tunde, appreciated God Almighty and everyone present for the opportunity to witness this year’s budget.
Hon Sanni further stressed that a budget in any organization is a working tool that is used in guiding income and expenditure to achieve a target goal.
Assuring the Executive Chairman and his team, the leader of the house declared that the Honourable House will not hesitate to pass the bill into law, to ensure its proper implementation to achieve the dynamic aim of the glory of God and for the progress of the entire people of Abeokuta North Local Government.
Meanwhile, the vote of thanks was given by the Majority Leader of the house, Hon. Makonjuola Tunde Saliu.
The event had in attendance, the Vice Chairman, Hon.Ayoola Oluajo, Secretary to the Local Government, Hon. Kabiru Odusiji, Supervisors, Special advisers, Consultants, and Liaison Officers in the Local Government.
Others were:the Directors, HODs of various departments, and other Political stalwarts.
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