By; TINA PHINEAS, Yola
Governor Mohammadu Umar Jibrilla Bindow of Adamawa State has presented a budget estimate of N230,989,412,735.00 for 2019 Appropriation Bill to the Adamawa State Assembly.
The budget tagged “Budget Of Next Level” has N127,494,176,800. 00 Capital Expenditure, representing 55 per cent and N103,495,235,575.00 Recurrent Expenditure representing 45 per cent of the total budget estimate.
According to the governor, the budget will give priority to education, healthcare, agriculture, and also enhance infrastructural development in the state.
He said the budget will consolidate on the gains of 2018.
Receiving the budget estimate, Speaker Kabiru Mijinyawa, promised speedy approval and passage of the appropriation bill.