By Ibrahim Kado, Yola.
Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa on Friday signed the 2023 Budget of N175 billion into law.
Fintiri had, on Nov. 25, presented the Appropriation Bill for 2023 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval.
The budget has N105 billion, representing 60 per cent, as Recurrent Expenditure and over N70 billion, representing 40 per cent, as Capital Expenditure.
According to Fintiri, the budget, tagged Budget of Consolidation, will ensure completion of all ongoing projects started by his administration and the construction of a Super Highway from FGGC, Yola to Yola town through Yolde-Pate.
Fintiri said that government would establish and construct three mega secondary schools, one in each of the senatorial districts, to serve as special schools for the most talented of Adamawa students.
He added that the government would also establish high-tech vocational training centres to serve as Information Technology Skill Incubation Hub for the development of youths in the state, among other key projects.
The event was witnessed by the Deputy Governor, Chief Crowther Seth and the Deputy Speaker of the Assembly, Pwamakeino Mackondo.
Others who were at the ceremony include the chairman and members of House Committee on Finance, Appropriation and Budget as well as the Chief of Staff, Government House, Prof Maxwell Gidado.