Sokoto Assembly Approves Governor Ahmad’s Medium Term Expenditure Framework

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By Muhammad Ibrahim,Sokoto

The Sokoto State House of Assembly has on Thursday approved the 2024-2026 Sokoto state Medium Term Expenditure Framework presented before the State House of Assembly by Governor Ahmad Aliyu Sokoto.

The governor while submitting the 2024-2026 Sokoto State MTEF and Fiscal Strategy Paper for consideration has Macro Economic Projection and Analysis to guide revenue and expenditure.

House leader, Alhaji Bello Idris from Gwadbawa north requested the lawmakers to consider the governor’s request in line with the Fiscal Responsibility Law of Sokoto State 2019.

He said the expenditure framework and fiscal strategy outline projections for effective implementation is based on developmental governor’s priorities of nine points agenda

The Lawmaker also moved a resolution for the approval of the state MTEF 2024-2026, with flexibility for any necessary amendments arising from the projections.

The house, in a majority voice vote presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Tukur Bala, after resolving at the committee of the whole, considered and approved the MTEF, allowing for any necessary amendments.

Meanwhile, the assembly temporarily suspended its standing orders, allowing members to convene on Friday for the governor’s proposed 2024 budget presentation, overriding the usual Monday and Friday committee meeting days.

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