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Kaduna State Government proposes 237bn for 2021 Budget

Kaduna State Government proposes 237bn for 2021 Budget

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The Kaduna State Govern­ment is proposing to spend N237 billion in 2021, out of which N157.56 billion is for capital projects and N79.96 billion for recurrent expen­diture. The Commissioner for Planning and Budget, Mr. Thomas Gyang, made this known at a town hall meet­ing on Saturday in Kaduna.   He said that the estimate was presented to the peo­ple so as “to obtain views, comments and input from the public before the draft budget estimates are trans­mitted to the Kaduna State House of Assembly.”   The commissioner dis­closed that the draft 2021 budget took into account the economic impact of COVID-19 and the continu­ing uncertainty it has un­leashed.   Gyang stated that the draft budget prioritised cap­ital spending, with a capital to recurrent rat...