By; JULIANA KATUNG, Kaduna
The sum of sixty billion seven hundred and seventy nine million, three hundred and fifty seven thousand ninety six Naira, fifty nine kobo (N60.779,357,096.59) for the 23 Local Government areas budget for 2019 has scaled through 1st and 2nd Reading before the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
The plenary session which was presided by the Speaker, Alhaji Aminu Shagali said the amount would be spent on both recurrent and capital expenditure.
While highlighting on the appropriation bill, the House Majority Leader, Alhaji Mohammed Inuwa said the sum of N32.4 billion would make up of the recurrent expenditure
While the personnel cost will be N21 billion, other recurrent is pegged at N10.66 billion with total of N32.4 billion and the sum of N28.3 billion for capital expenditure.
The Speaker referred the bill to Committee on Appropriation for in depth study and present its report to the House on 20th December 2018.