Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has presented a budget of N176.12 billon for 2020 to the House of Assembly for consideration. The deputy governor, Edward Onoja, on behalf of the governor, presented the ‘Budget of Prosperity’ on the floor of the Assembly.
The Nasarawa State Government says it will organise cultural festival to showcase the rich cultural heritage of the people of the state. Dogo Shammah, the newly inaugurated Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, said this while addressing people from his area, in a reception held in his honour on Saturday in Lafia.
A member of the House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions, Henry Nwawuba, has advocated an upward review of the N46 billion budgeted for health in the 2020 Appropriation Bill by at least 15 per cent, as required by international standard.
Pursuant to the earlier public statement by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) and the Joint Tax Board (JTB) that they would begin a clampdown on tricycles and motorcycles without number plates and riders without class ‘A’ licence from October 2, 2019, the FRSC has commenced full enforcement of the policy. According to the agency, it…