Ministries begin 2021 budget defence at NSHA

By Abdullahi Anas, Assembly Correspondent

Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has commenced the 2021 budget defence exercise for Ministries, Departments and Agencies ( MDAs) of the State The House Standing Committee on Judiciary commenced the exercise when management of some MDAs from the Judicial Arm appeared before the committee for their 2021 budget defence at the Assembly Complex in Lafia.

The acting chairman of the Committee, Barr. Ibrahim Mohammed Alkali (APC- Lafia North) described budget defence exercise as one of the constitutional responsibilities of the state assembly. ” The State Assembly has the constitutional mandate to ask question on MDA’s budget that is before the assembly, hence the need for this exercise,” he said. Barr. Alkali assured of the assembly determination to do justice to the 2021 budget to enable the state government deliver more dividends of democracy to the people and solicited the support of MDAs for the timely conclusion and success of the exercise.

Ishaka Usman, solicitor general, represented the Ministry of Justice, Musa Suleiman Wakili (DFS), the chairman, Judicial Service Commission while Barrister Isa Ebini Kana and Barr. Bala Rabo Ayaga led the delegation of the Customary Court and Sharia Court of Appeal respectively.

They thanked the committee members for supporting their activities and called for its sustenance.

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