Kwara State House of Assembly has given assurance that all constituencies in the state will be given fair treatment in the Twenty Twenty-Four Appropriation estimate.
The Speaker, Engineer Yakubu Danladi-Salihu gave this assurance after the debate on its general principles for the second day.
Engineer Danladi-Salihu said that the Twenty Twenty-Four budget is an indication that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has lived up to the expectation of Kwarans.
While commended his colleagues for proper scrutiny of the Twenty Twenty-Four appropriation, the Speaker urged them to work harder in the next phase as they dissolve into various committees where they will be hosting government ministries, departments and agencies.
Some of the lawmakers who spoke on the Twenty Twenty-Four budget today described it as people centered in view of laudable projects such as the Ilorin Smart City master plan, the Two Hundred and Fifty mass housing units, ecological management, reasonable allocation for the various sectors including education and human capital development, health, agriculture tertiary education.
The Clerk of the House, Alhaji Ahmed Olayiwola read the Twenty Twenty-Four appropriation for the second time.
The Speaker thereafter referred the bill to the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation for further legislative activities.
In another development, the Kwara state house of Assembly today passed the kwara state Rural Access bill.
The bill was passed after consideration at the Committee of Whole and adoption of the report of the house committee on works and Transport.
While laying the report, the Chairman house Committee on works and Transport Hon Abdulwaheed Gbenga Yusuff, representing Essa, Shawo/ Igbo Idun state constituency, said the Committee conducted a public hearing on the bill where stakeholders contribute to the provisions of the bill.
Engineer Yakubu Danladi-Salihu read the resolutions of the committee which the house adopted through a voice vote.
The Clerk of the house Alhaji Abdulkareem Olayiwola Ahmed thereafter read the bill for the third time and it was passed.
The Speaker directed the Clerk to prepare a clean copy for the Governor’s accent.