In Kano, Governor Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, presented the 2012 budget proposal of N 210.379.331.115billion tagged ‘budget of economic restoration and development’, while his Nasarawa State counterpart, Alhaji Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, presented 2012 budget of N97.5 billion to the state House of Assembly tagged ‘’budget of redemption”.
Presenting the budget to the state House of Assembly, Kwankwaso explained that the budget would be funded from internal generated revenues and grant from the federal government allocation.
According to him, the budget was made up of a recurrent expenditure of N71, 620, 254, 111 and a capital provision of N138, 759, 077, 000, saying the total recurrent revenue to be collected is estimated at N127, 257, 034, 288.
He said: “It consist of N39, 860, 422, 861 Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and N87, 396, 611, 427 revenues from the federation account.”
Kwankwaso also explained that N17. 8 billion was allocated to health sector, N300 million of which would be invested into general rehabilitation and renovation of some of the General Hospitals, N5.13 billion for the establishment of three new schools of Nursing at Gwarzo, Madobi and School Post-Basic Midwifery at Gezawa.