Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday said trucks belonging to Dangote Group of Company have over the years responsible for continual damaged roads in the state, noting that the Company should support the state government to ameliorate the pains.
The 2020 budget of N1.168 trillion presented by the Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday scaled through second reading at the State House of Assembly.
The House took the debate following a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade.
Members spoke glowingly about the budget as they commended the Governor for producing such a laudable document, which when properly and carefully implemented, would better the living standard of Lagosians.
Referring the budget to the House Committee on Economic Planning and Finance to look at it and report to the House in six weeks’ time, the Speaker, Rt Hon Mudashiru Obasa, urged his colleagues to support the Governor to be able to achieve the aim of the budget.
The State Governor had presented a budget size of N1.168trillion to the State House of Assembly.
The budget, which was christened ‘Awakening to a greater Lagos,’ has deficit of 97.5bn which would be financed through internal and external borrowings.
According to the Governor, the capital would be 773bn while recurrent would stand at 441.8bn representing 62:38 ratio respectively.
The budget brekadown showed that infrastructure got the lion share 115bn followed by education that got 48bn.
He explained further that he would ensure adequate performance of the budget before December 2020, saying “I’m energized through your cillective effort to take decision. It is to imagine a new Lagos and better Lagos.”
For a better society
The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa has enjoined Muslim faithfuls to exhibit sound moral virtues as they mark Maulud Nabiyy of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.).
The Lagos State House of Assembly has again summoned the immediate past Governor of the State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, to answer questions on alleged misappropriation of public fund.
The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Monday reeled out the standing committees of the House.
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday threatened to issue a warrant against the former governor of the state, Akinwunmi Ambode and four others who served under him as commissioners.
The Lagos House of Assembly on Tuesday approved the sum of N2billion to be utilized for facility management under the Capital Expenditure of the Lagos State Infrastructure Asset Management Agency (LASIAMA).
The Lagos State House of Assembly has commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his achievements in the area of infrastructural development within his 100 days in office.