Politics

Osun Assembly Passes 2022 Appropriation Bill

By Israel Afolabi Osogbo

House of Assembly

The State of Osun House of Assembly on Monday passed 2022 Appropriation bill.

The budget was passed during the plenary at House of Assembly Osogbo.

The total recurrent was put at N53, 893, 627,990 while capital expenditure was also put at N75,862,822,800 and the total budget was now N129,756,450,790 respectively.

In his remarks, the Speaker of the Parliament Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye appreciated his colleagues for job well done on year 2022 budget estimation.

He noted that the full implementation of year 2022 appropriation budget would reduce poverty among the citizens.

He said that the budget of sustainable development was realistic.

According to him, “The 2022 budget will reduce poverty among the people of the state”.

“The full implementation of the budget is realistic indeed” he added.

He dicleared that house of assembly within the two months switch into action on budget consideration.

He said that the performance needs to compare with each other especially post civic era.

He said, “The house of assembly engage each MDAs one after the other because era of bow and go has gone”.

He confirmed that year 2022 is achievable because government will embark on projects with direct impact on the people.

He warned every ministry, department and agencies of government not to tamper with budget figure and while there is need such MDAs most seek for approval.

However, the Governance/ Administration sectors takes #2,894, 273,870, Agriculture #6,154, 004,730, Economic Planning &Budget #239,650,000, Commerce & Industry #811,050,480, Education #11,810,263,550, Environment #594,211,370 and Health #5,895,444,980.

Others including Infrastructure #18,775,645,370, Social Development & welfare #944,194,720, Security, Law&Justice #273,813,000, Information & Communication #343,389,830, Water& Sanitation #2,302,016,360 and Finance & Revenue Mobilization #24,824,864,590 respectively.

In another development, the Speaker of State of Osun House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Timothy Owoeye read the three letters received from governor Gboyega Oyetola seeking six months extension of Caretaker Management Committee at various local government across the state.


He committed the letter to Committee on Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to work on it within 72 hours.

Also seeking the reappointed of Justice Raheem Akanbi Siyanbola as President of Customary Court of Appeal.

The Speaker urged the nominee to forwards 35 copies of his curriculum vitae by tomorrow while appearing before the lawmakers on Wednesday for screening exercise.

Edited by Felix Ajide

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