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Katsina Governor signs 2024 Budget into Law



…Says insecurity level improves to 60%


The Katsina State Governor, Malam Dikko Umaru Radda has signed into law the sum of ₦454,308,862,113.96 as 2024 budget.

The signing followed its swift passage by the State House of Assembly.

The event took place at Government House chamber witnessed by the Deputy Governor, Faruq Lawal, State Chief Judge, Justice Musa Abubakar Danladi, Grand Khadi, Dr. Kabir Abubakar, State lawmakers, and the members of the State Executive Council.

Expressing gratitude, Governor Radda thanked the State Assembly for their expeditious approval, completed within 33 days of careful scrutiny.

Governor Radda assured strict adherence to budget implementation procedures, emphasizing resource allocation based on needs and priorities and appealed for continued cooperation from the legislature, emphasising the importance of working closely with government agencies.

He further highlighted legislative achievements, including the passage of ten executive bills within the last seven months of his administration.

“These bills encompassed critical areas such as Assets Management, Katsina State Enterprise Development Agency, and the establishment of the Irrigation Authority.”

While commenting on the security front, Governor Radda stated that the State’s insecurity level has reduced by over sixty percent.

He acknowledged the ongoing efforts to address challenges in Danmusa, Kankara, and other affected areas just as he reaffirmed government’s commitment to curbing the long ravaged issues affecting the State.

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