Lagos Reduces 2020 Budget Figures by 21 Percent

The Lagos State Government has embarked on a downward review of the year 2020 budget, precipitated by the negative economic and social effects of the Coronavirus disease on the global economy. Making the disclosure, the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Sam Egube said the process, which was approved by the State Executive Council, aims to reduce the N1,168.6billion budget approved by the Lagos State House of Assembly to N920.5billion. Egube recalled that the N1.169trn for Y2020 contained a capital expenditure of N711billion and N457billion recurrent budget, showing…

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Lockdown Extension: Imota LCDA Chairman Distributes Food Items, Facemasks To Residents

Kunle Adelabu The Chairman of Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA), Hon. Wasiu Adekunle Agoro, has again distributed relief items to about 3,000 residents in the second phase of the council’s intervention programme to cushion the effects of the COVIID – 19 lockdown in the council area. Also at the programme held at the Imota LCDA Secretariat, 5,000 facemasks were distributed to beneficiaries of the food relief, council officials and residents, while relief materials and cash were also presented to some elderly residents at their various homes. Some of the…

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Oriwu College Land Encroachment: We Are On Top Of The Matter – Physical Planning Commissioner

Kunle Adelabu Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning & Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, has assured that government is looking into the issue regarding the encroachment on the property of the Oriwu College, Ikorodu. The State government has intervened in the matter, which has attracted condemnation from the old students’ association of the school and the general public, by issuing two notices on Tuesday, May 12, 2020, through the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA). The notices, ‘Contravention notice’ and ‘Stop –Work Order’, were served on Oriwu College and those…

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