By; OLADELE ADEDAYO, Ado-Ekiti
The Ekiti State House of Assembly has passed the 2018 Revised Appropriation Bill into law.
This was contained in a press release on Thursday by Hon. Dr. Samuel Omotoso, the Chairman, House Committee on Information.
Dr. Omotoso said the passage of the revised estimates of N108.5 Billion was in accordance with the rules of the House and similar to the 2014 Revised Appropriation Bill passed by the 4th Assembly under Rt Hon. Dr. Adewale Omirin and signed into law by His Excellency Dr. John Kayode Fayemi on 15th of Sept, 2018.
He stated further that revised appropriation bills are normal in all democracy as it allows the Executive arm to make provisions for both over and under budgeted headings in their quest to operate under the laws of the land.
He thanked all the honourable members who left their comfort zones during the recess to attend to this state matter of urgent importance .
Recalled that the Rt Hon. Speaker appealed to the House Committee on Appropriation few days ago to expedite actions on the Scrutiny of the 2018 Revised Appropriation Bill.
The House also extends their regards to the few Honourable members who were unavoidably absent due to the recess.
The Ekiti State 5th Assembly will resume full plenary on October 8th, 2018 after the recess,he stated.