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Yahaya Bello signs Kogi 2022 budget of N146bn

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The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday signed the state’s 2022 budget of N146 billion.

In his address after signing the appropriation bill tagged: “Budget of Accelerated Results,” Bello said his administration had tried to reduce corruption to the barest minimum and assured the people of the state of greater accountability.

The governor said his administration would continue to guarantee zero corruption in Kogi.

He said: “Corruption will never lead us anywhere. We will try our best to reduce it to the barest minimum, if not at zero level in Kogi.

“I want to assure you that we will continue to be transparent in our governance and financial dealings. We will continue to show a high level of probity and accountability.”

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Bello his administration would consolidate on economic, infrastructural, and security development in 2022.

The governor added: “We will continue to improve on security because without security, there can’t be any meaningful economic development in the state.

“As we all know, Kogi remains the best in terms of security.

“My appreciation goes to all law enforcement agencies and the citizens of Kogi for always responding properly whenever there is any challenge.

“Just like the year 2021 that is rounding up, we are the best in all ramifications by all world and local ratings; we don’t intend to fall to the second position in the year 2022.”

He urged the state’s Ministry of Finance to guide the administration to abide by all the provisions of the budget.

He also thanked the House of Assembly for giving prompt attention to all the government’s requests.

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