Obanliku LGC Chairman Presents 2021 Budget Of 7.5b To The Legislature

By John Akpo


The Chairman of Obanliku LGC, Evang Margaret Inde, today, February 16th 2021, presented the 2021 Appropriation Bill to the legislature

Presenting the budget at the Obanliku legislative chambers, the Chairman reiterated that “our vision to be a leading Local Government Area in Cross River State in education and in the provision of a harmonious environment for tourism, commercial agriculture, and to develop into a vision-driven medium term plan as encapsulated in the Obanliku Local Government Economic Empowerment and Development Strategy (LEEDS), clearly expresses our developmental needs.

“Consequently, we have proposed a budget of Seven Billion, Five Hundred and Fifty four Million, One Hundred and Seventy Two Thousand, Six Hundred and Twelve Naira (N7,544,172,612) only.

“The objective of this budget which I christened ‘Budget of Hope and Light’ will rekindle the hope of our people for a better life, sustained by good governance and accountable leadership.

“In our quest to bring development to Obanliku, the sum of Five Billion, Five Hundred and Eighty-eight Million, Ninety-eight Thousand, Four Hundred and Ninety-eight Naira (N5,588,098,498) only, which represents 74.07% of the total budgetary outlay is earmarked for capital development”

The Chairman stressed that “it is the collective desire of our people to see the transformation of our Local Government Area through the provision of basic infrastructures, being the focus of this administration”

She averred that “Based on this conviction, Projects that would satisfy the felt needs of our people and uplift the status of the Local Government Area in the various sectors would be accorded priority attention this fiscal year”


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