Education gets N58BN as Makinde Presents N310BN 2023 "Budget of Sustainable development" to Oyo Lawmakers

The Oyo State governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde, Thursday, presented a budget of N310 billion to the State House of Assembly for the 2023 fiscal year.While presenting the budget tagged: “Budget of Sustainable Development,” Makinde noted that his administration in the last three and half years has moved the state forward from poverty to prosperity, which he said, has driven home accelerated development for the state.

According to the 2023 budget, 83billion is the proposed Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) while capital expenditure stands at 154,348,866,965.

155 billion is earmarked for recurrent expenditure while 85 billion is budgeted for infrastructural development.

Education received 58.2 billion representing 18.8% of the total budget while Agric got 11.1 billion representing 6.31 percent of the total budget.

The sum of N36 billion is earmarked for Healthcare. Makinde said the figure represents an increase from last budget by hundred percent due to concessionary loan from the French government on moratorium of ten years.

Governor Makinde added that the French government has also assured that the concessionary maybe converted to grant if certain conditions are met.

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