Lagos Assembly passes N1.768tr 2023 budget
Sanwo-Olu getss PVC, charges Lagosians to get theirs
Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed the state’s N1.768 trillion budget for 2023. The breakdown of the approved budget showed N748.096 billion as recurrent expenditure and N1.019 trillion as capital expenditure.
The Speaker of the Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, said the passion with which the lawmakers processed the bill for passage showed their love for the progress of the state.
MEANWHILE, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has appealed to electorate in the state to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) from the various Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) offices in their localities.
He made the appeal, yesterday, when he stopped at INEC office in Sura area of Lagos Island Local Council to collect his PVC alongside his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, and some of his cabinet members
Sanwo-Olu, who is seeking re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), a few months ago re-designated his location and updated his details, having moved his polling unit from Ikoyi to Lagos Island, ahead of next year’s governorship election.
The governor reminded the people that it is only when they collect their PVCs that they would be able to exercise their franchise during next year’s general elections.
He expressed confidence that Lagosians would do the right thing by re-electing him during the governorship polls based on his administration’s performance during the first term.