By Henry Odeh
The Special Adviser to the executive governor of Oyo state on legislative matters, Honorable Adejumobi Ademola Samuel popularly called Agbarapo has stated that the waiting for the presentation of 2020 budget to the Oyo state house of assembly is over as governor Makinde is set to present the 2020 budget to the house on Wednesday 27Th November, it is however not clear as at the time of filing this report what the governor intends to tag the budget.
The ex lawmaker and majority leader of the Oyo state house of assembly (2007-2011) while having a press chat with Sunrise Bulletin correspondent in his office today in Ibadan stated that governor Makinde has assured that the budget when passed will receive immediate implementation beginning from January 2020 in order to be able to meet the yearnings of the people of the state.
Agbarapo as he is fondly called said that with governor Makinde as the executive governor of the state everyone knows that the era of copy and paste of figures from previous budgets that does not necessarily reflects the people’s aspirations by state ministries and agencies are over adding that it was for the rigorous exercise of budget defense by all ministries, departments and agencies of the state government that has delayed it till now.
He however assured that governor Makinde has captured the needs of all the zones in the state as shown through the budget defense exercise adding that there would be even distribution of the state resources across all parts of the state.