The governor said that the state has recorded 85 per cent budget implementation since he assumed office in 2007.
Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa on Wednesday signed the state’s 2014 Appropriation Bill of N114.7 billion into law. The signing was done at the Government House in Dutse.
Mr. Lamido commended the state House of Assembly for passing the budget, saying that the legislature had been cooperating with the executive.
The governor said that the cooperation between the two arms of government resulted in the development of the state.
“I must thank the legislators for their commitment in the passage of the estimate as it was presented on January 7, 2014.
“The people of the state also deserve commendation for their support and cooperation with my government in the last seven years” he said.
The governor said that the state has recorded 85 per cent budget implementation since he assumed office in 2007, and pledged to ensure same in 2014.
He said that the evidence of his complete implementation of annual budgets is visible in the projects his administration has been executing.