- AUGUSTINA OKINEDO
Ondo state House of Assembly has wrapped up the 2023 budget defence for ministries, departments and agencies in the state.
The chairman, house committee on finance and appropriation, Akintomide Akinrogunde appreciated all MDAs and other stakeholders for their cooperation during the programme.
Akinrongunde said residents of the state would have no cause to worry in the coming year, noting that the 2023 working proposal when passed into law, would definitely address the present economic realities.
He posited that the programme also gave the committee the opportunity to identify the challenges some MDAs were facing, noting the legislature would do the needful.
The lawmakeer assured that appropriation bill would be passed into law next week.
Earlier, The Commissioner For Budget and Economic Planning, Emmanuel Igbasan explained that the budget proposal was not just put together overnight but carefully planned to meet the yarnings of the masses.
He said that the proposed working document is expected to improve all sectors of the economy in the coming year.
While defending her proposal Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Adebunmi Oshadahun said women have always felt the impact of the present administration and that next would not be an exception.
Commissioner for health, Dr. Banjo Ajaka who shortly after the session assured residents of a more improved health care delivery system in the coming year.
Others equally promised to work assidiousely towards achieving the set goal in line with state government’s plan.
All MDAs were present according to the day slated during the four day programme, held at the Assembly Complex.