Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday signed into law the 2019 Appropriation Bill.

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday signed the N873.5 billion 2019 Appropriation Bill of the state into law, promising that his administration would strive to fully implement it.

The governor assented to the bill and three others at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.

He assured the state’s residents that all the machinery of the government would be deployed for the implementation and performance of the budget.

He also said the budget would focus on the completion of abandoned projects in the state.

Mr Sanwo-Olu expressed the confidence that the budget would not only deliver life-impacting projects but would also impact massively on the lives of the residents.

He commended the lawmakers for being partners in the development of the state.

Newsmen report that the House of Assembly had on April 29 passed into law the appropriation bill for N852.316 billion presented to it by the immediate past governor of the state, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Feb.5.

The house approved N393, 841, 387, 020 from the Consolidated Revenue Fund for recurrent expenditure and N479, 691, 073, 705 from Development Revenue Fund for capital expenditure.

The budget size totalling N873, 532, 460, 725, is N21.216 billion higher than the budget size presented by Ambode.

The 2019 budget is N287.68 billion lesser than that of 2018 which stood at N 1.04 trillion.

The budget has a capital expenditure of N479 billion and a recurrent expenditure of N393 billion.

The capital to recurrent ratio of the budget stands at ratio 55 to 45.

The governor also signed three other bills into law.

The new laws also signed by the governor are the Neighbourhood Watch law, the Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission Amendment law and the Domestic Staff Service Provider law.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, signing the Y2019 Appropriation Bill into law at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, June 3, 2019. With him: Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (2nd left); Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left) and Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu (right).

L-R: Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu; Chairman, House Committee on Finance, Hon. Yinka Ogundimu; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde during the signing of the Y2019 Appropriation bill and three others into law at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday, June 3, 2019. Behind them are Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Gboyega Soyannwo and Chairman, House Committee on Establishment, Training and Pensions, Hon. Moji Meranda.

L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Chairman, House Committee on Appropriation, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu; Chairman, House Committee on Finance, Hon. Yinka Ogundimu; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde during the signing of the Y2019 Appropriation bill and three others into law at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday.

R-L: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu; his Deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola during the signing of the Y2019 Appropriation bill; Neighbourhood Safety Corp Agency; Domestic Service provider Registration bill and Lagos State House of Assembly Service Commission (Amendment) bill into law at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday.

L-R: Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola; Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Chairman, House Committee on Establishment, Training and Pensions, Hon. Moji Meranda and Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde during the signing of the Y2019 Appropriation bill and three others into law at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday.

L-R: Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola; Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu; members of the State House of Assembly, Hon. Moji Meranda; Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu; Hon. Yinka Ogundimu and Chief of Staff to the Governor, Mr. Tayo Ayinde during the signing of the Y2019 Appropriation bill and three others into law at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Monday.

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