Kano State House of Assembly on Tuesday received a letter from the Governor Engineer Abba Kabir on 2023 second supplementary budget as transmitted to the House.
The Speaker Jibril Ismail Falgore read the letter during plenary session, stating that the proposed 2023 second supplementary budget amendment bill was transmitted to the House for deliberations and subsequent approval.
In a statement by Uba Abdullahi, Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, the proposed expenditure size is twenty four billion where as four billion was set aside for personnel cost/settlements of gratuity and twenty billion was set aside for capital expenditure supplementary.
The second supplementary budget of twenty four billion is to be sourced from additional revenue both from federation account allocation Committee, internally generated revenue and receipts from Ministry for Local Government and independent power project loan from CBN.
Still in today’s session the State had adopted a report of the House standing Committee on pension in respect of screening and confirmation for the appointment of Chairman, permanent members and members of Kano State Pension Trustees fund.
This followed a report presentation by the Chairman of the Committee and Member representing Wudil Constituency, Hon. Ali Abdullahi Manager before the floor of the House
After deliberations the House adopted and agreed with the report which will pave way for the appointments of Alhaji Habu Muhd Fagge as Executive Chairman, Hassan Muhd Aminu as Permanent Member one and Zuwaira Abubakar as Permanent Member two.
Whereas the members of the pension trustees fund where drawn from relevant MDAs and Associations and the Permanent Secretary of the Pension Trustees Fund to serve as the Secretary
The House had similarly called on the State government to construct a road from Layin Gidan Kara through Babban Layi pole wire to Tudun Fulani and Tudun Rubudi which linked to Gadan and Western byepass all in Dala and Ungogo local government areas respectively in a joint motion by Lawan Husaini Chediyar ‘Yan Gurasa Majority Leader (Dala Constituency) and Aminu Sa’ad Ungogo (Ungogo Constituency) which was presented before the floor of the House by Aminu Sa’ad Ungogo.
The House deliberated on the motion and subsequently agreed and called on the State government to as a matter of urgency construct the said road in view of it’s strategic importance to the teeming populace of the affected communities and other road users.
The House adjourned sitting to tommorow Wednesday 22nd Nov. 2023 in a motion moved by the Majority Leader Lawan Husaini Chediyar ‘Yan Gurasa and was seconded by Minority Leader Labaran Abdul Madari (Warawa Constituency).