Gombe state government meets with stake holders for an all inclusive 2022 budget preparation


Gombe state Government has organized a stakeholders’ meeting with traditional rulers, community leaders, trade unions, faith-based and non- governmental organisations to harness their inputs in order to ensure an all-inclusive budgeting process prior to presenting the budget to the state house of Assembly.

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya while declaring open, the public engagement, said that since his administration came on board, he made it a policy that the views of the citizens will continue to remain fundamental in policy formation and implementation because of the firm belief that the present administration in the State belongs to the people.

The Governor observed that since budget is a projection of financial resources and how such can be applied for the benefit of the people, his administration together with the legislature, the judiciary and the people of the State have over the years maintained a clear understanding on how to work in synergy towards making the State work for everyone.

He challenged the stakeholders meeting to discuss on what is most beneficial to the people of the State as his administration will not hesitate to implement the resolutions reached at the engagement meeting.

Governor Inuwa Yahaya however stressed that the Gombe State Government under his leadership is committed towards bequeathing a State that its citizens will be proud of through an all inclusive budget preparation and implementation.

The Speaker, Gombe State House of Assembly, Hon. Abubakar Mohammed Luggerewo thanked Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for initiating the stakeholders’ meeting on budget preparation.

He said the stakeholders’ engagement on the preparation of the 2022 budget estimates will go a long way in aggregating the views of representatives of the citizens for an all-inclusive implementation of policies and programmes.

In his goodwill message, Chairman House Committee on Appropriations,.Hon Ali Baba Manu said the governor’s approach towards developmental projects at the grassroots eases their legislative tasks in their respective constituencies.

He pledged absolute support of his committee in ensuring that the document captures what is required.

The Gombe State Commissioner of finance and economic development, Muhammad Gambo Magaji assured citizens of the State that just like the 2021 budget proposal, the present administration of Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya will equally give heed to submissions contained in the 2022 budget.

Mohammad Jamil Abubakar

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