Delta Gov presents N71bn supplementary budget to assembly

Former Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa

Delta State Gov, Ifeanyi Okowa presented a supplementary appropriation bill of N71 billion to the state House of Assembly for legislative approval, on Tuesday.The supplementary appropriation bill, read by the Deputy Speaker, Ochor Ochor, who chaired the plenary, had the sum of N5.6 billion for recurrent expenditure, N65.5 billion for capital expenditure for the 2023.Okowa in the letter said there has been actual and projected increase in some fiscal receipts.The governor described the bill as vital for appropriation to fund ongoing projects, pay for some important government plans and activities.Okowa said he would appreciate if the bill was given immediate necessary approval.