Oyebanji, signs N122.6 bn Ekiti  2022 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into Law


The Governor of Ekiti State, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, has signed  the N122, 669, 039,657.27 billion  Ekiti State 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into Law.

Governor Oyebanji, while signing the appropriation bill into law at the executive chamber in Ado-Ekiti, expressed delight for performing his first legislative function in the state.



While speaking on the legislative crisis in the state house of assembly, noted that the assembly in the state had capacity to solve their internal crisis, pointing out that democracy allows for crisis but we must place the interest of the state above all interest.

“We should place the intetest of the state and raise above internal crisis for progress and development of our state”

Governor Oyebanji, commended the elders and the leadership of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for their quick resolves to put the crisis behind us.

Oyebanji, however plea with non-APC members to leave the party alone, saying the crisis have been resolved.

Governor Oyebanji, however called on the lawmakers to see that before the end of the year, they would have concluded deliberations on the 2023 appropriate budget and ready for signing.

He described the lawmakers as fantastic, ” you have been fantastic, we would work together for the progress of the state”.

Earlier, the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Olubunmi Adelugba, said: “It is indeed an epoch making event. This supplementary budget demonstrates the resolve of the governor to place high premium on  accountability, probity and transparency in government expenditure”

The Speaker said the legislature will continue to accord the Oyebanji’s administration the necessary support in the re-engineeing agenda of the policy.

“It is our collective determination in the house to join hands with you in preserving  Ekiti values through responsible and impactful legislation”

Adelugba said the recent unfortunate family skirmishes in the house have been put behind us. It is one of the beauty of democracy to resolves dispute using internal mechanism and party apparatus. The glorious thing is not in never quarrelling but in reconciliation.

The signing ceremony was attended by the deputy Governor, Mrs. Monisade Afuye, the SSG, HoS, the clerk of the assembly, Mr. Yemi Esan, the lawmakers and top government functionaries.




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