Governor El-Rufai to Present Kaduna 2017 Budget in September

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Budget and Planning,
Muhammed Abdullahi, said on Tuesday that the
government had begun preparations for the 2017 budget
which would be presented to the State Assembly at the end
of September.
Abdullahi said that the target was for the legislature to
pass the budget early, so that its implementation would
commence from January 1.
He explained that it would be a multi-year budget, which
would run from 2017 to 2019.
“’We have received budget proposals from Ministries
Department and Agencies (MDAs) and we have held
revenue defence about three weeks ago on the budget.
“What this means is, we already have a revenue budget for
the proposed budget.
“All revenue generating agencies in the state have
defended what they proposed as revenues.
“For example, we already have a figure of what we think
we will make as internally generated revenue for 2017.
“What we are working on now is the federal components in
terms of estimated allocation, and to see whether or not we
will be taking debt for 2017.
“Once the two are completed we will have finished revenue
On the expenditure aspect, the commissioner said his
ministry was analysing the budget proposals of most of the

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