El Rufai Signs N259.25bn Budget 2020 into Law


The Governor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El Rufai on Monday signed the state’s  Budget 2020 of N259.25bn into law.

The Governor disclosed that the budget size is N259.25bn, out of which N184.1bn (71%) was earmarked for capital expenditure.

El-rufai,  who welcomed the N75bn allocated for capital spending in the education and health sectors, described the budget as reinforcing the government’s governance agenda to build human capital and promote equal opportunity.

He noted that his administration has successfully aligned the fiscal and calendar years in Kaduna State for five consecutive years.