Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has presented a budget of three hundred and ten billion naira (#310,000,000,000.00) for the 2023 fiscal year to the state House of Assembly.
Makinde made this presentation on Thursday in Ibadan.
Present at the budget presentation were top government officials, political officeholders and members of the state House of Assembly.
Speaker of the House of Assembly, Adebo Ogundoyin during the presentation noted that the budget will be used to solidify and consolidate the development foundation laid by the governor.
He assured that the lawmakers would do their work in ensuring the implementation of the budget.
He added that this will help to allow the budget to achieve its set goals and results.
Ogundoyin further explained that the lawmakers will maintain necessary checks on all arms of government.
He said, “This is the last budget to be presented by our amiable Governor ahead of the 2023 General Elections.
“As expected, it will be used to solidify and consolidate on the development foundation laid since 2019 by this administration which has given us an edge over all past administrations in Oyo State, especially in terms of infrastructural growth, educational development and socio-economic transformation.
“I like to assure us that on our part, we will again be aggressive in performing our duties in ensuring complete implementation and monitoring of the 2023 budget to achieve its set goals and desired results.
“We will maintain necessary checks on all arms of Government and we will not compromise on democratic ethics and ideals”.