Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has signed a N159,481,587,029.00 as 2022 Appropriation bill into law.
This was revealed by the Special Advisor to the governor on
Public Enlightenment, Media and Communications, Zailani Bappa who said, the bill was presented to him by the entire members of the State Legislature led by the Speaker, Alhaji Nasiru Muazu Magarya, at the Council chambers of the Government House. In attendance was the State Executive Council and the Council of Traditional Rulers.
Governor Matawalle commended the Legislature for its speedy deliberation on the budget proposal presented to it and said that the synergy between the Executive and the Legislature will continue to grow stronger for the benefit of the people of Zamfara State.
“I want to observe without doubt that the current Legislature in our dear State is the best so far in its records of achievement and success”, Governor Matawalle observed
He said the implementation of 2022 Fiscal year will begin in earnest forn the first week of January and that all mechanisms necessary have been put in place to track the budget performance so that the best can be optimised from the scarce and available resources
He then, approved a three week recess for the Legislature just as he announced a five day mid-term retreat for the State Commissioners and and Special Advises to hold in the second week of January.