Apapa Iganmu Lcda Chairman, Hon. (Dr). Funmilayo Akande-Mohammed, presenting the Year 2020 Budget to the Apapa Iganmu 4th Legislative Council, at the Apapa Iganmu Lcda secretariat, Gaskiya College Road, on Thursday, May 28, 2020. The budget presentation which was supposed to belimp in the month of March, immediately after the Legislative Council budget retreats was hold back due to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic influenza.
The Apapa Iganmu Lcda Chairman, Hon. (Dr). Funmilayo Akande-Mohammed on Thursday presented the year 2020 budget proposal to the Apapa Iganmu 4th Legislative Council. The Mayoress, Funmilayo Akande Muhammed presented it with a solemn promise that the budget had been carefully prepared to be all-inclusive and dedicated to complete major ongoing projects in the local government area.
The Chairman said the largest chunks of the 2020 budget has been sepose for capital outlay, while the other parts will be dedicated to recurrent outlay, saying that key projects such as the proposed Primary Health Care Center, Deplorable Roads, Pipe Borne Water among others would be completed. She also has a plan of building an ICT Center for Students that want to embark on research with the best internet services and uninterrupted power supply.
She said from incipience of her administration, some major areas were given priority after careful assessment of the needs of the citizens, adding that such had informed the massive investment in the said sectors which he listed to include security, education, health, Road infrastructure, Pipe Borne Water, skill acquisition and enhanced capacity building and sustainable environment.
During the executive budget retreat held in a remote area in February, the chairman talked extensively about the decline in the IGR for 2019 and her plans to increase the IGR for 2020 which will create more values for the residents and increase taxes and other levies. In preparing this year budget, the Mayoress reiterate her commitments on delivery the dividends of democracy to Apapa Iganmu Residents and promise to touch some roads that has been neglected for so long that seriously need government intervention.
“My emphasis on inclusiveness will continue to be reflected in my regular progress reports of projects we have embarked on with taxpayers’ money for taxpayers’ benefits.” She Reaffirmed.
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