ANAMBRA State House of Assembly has passed the 2022 Revised Budget of Anambra State for the services of Anambra State Government for the year ending December 31, 2022.
The House passed the budget during plenary after the majority leader of the House, Dr. Nnamdi Okafor moved a motion to that effect, which was seconded by the minority leader, Onyebuchi Ofor, after the consideration of the report of the House Committee on Finance and Appropriation on the budget, which was presented to the House by chairman of the committee, Obinna Emeneka.
On his part, Speaker of the House, Uche Okafor applauded the committee for doing a thorough job on the revised budget, as well as members of the House for painstakingly passing the budget and read out the budget to the House, while the legislators supported it through a voice vote.
Earlier, the chairman of the committee, Emeneka, presented the report of the committee before the passage of the 2022 Budget, which recommended that the present administration should ensure that the list of roads to be constructed in Anambra State should be specific and cover the 30 constituencies in Anambra State; that funds should be released to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for optimal budget performance, while proper scale of preference should be adopted by MDAs during budgeting in order to achieve a realistic budget among others.
In his reaction, the member, representing Orumba North Constituency, Emeka Aforka, described the 2022 Revised Budget as a budget of economic recovery, which will turn Anambra State into a liveable, prosperous ,smart mega city, while his Njikoka One Constituency counterpart, Dr. Timothy Ifedioramma noted that it will enable the state government to function well.