Lawmakers to commence oversight function to ascertain performance of 2019 budget in Nasarawa

WorldStage NewsOnline—– In a bid to ascertain the performance of 2019 budget Nasarawa state, the Speaker, State House of Assembly, Alhaji Ibrahim Abdullahi, has directed the chairmen of the house standing committees and their members to embark on oversight functions from Oct. 8.


Abdullahi gave the directive on Monday during plenary in Lafia.


The speaker urged the committees not to compromise while performing their duties in the interest of development.


“ You are to commence the oversight function to the state MDAs from tomorrow (Oct. 8) and it will last for two weeks.
“Oversight function is one of our key responsibilities as members of this Honourable House.


“The people of Nasarawa State are looking forward unto us as their elected representatives to give them the best.


“The oversight function will give you the opportunity to ascertain the budget performance of the 2019 fiscal year.


“How much was budgeted and expended by the state ministries, agencies, parastatals and boards, as the government is preparing to present the 2020 budget,” he said.


The speaker assured the people of the state of the assembly’s readiness to work in synergy with the executive arm for the overall development of the state and the country at large.

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