Zamfara State Ministry Of Budget & Economic planning has organized a 2023 annual Town Hall meeting on 2023 proposed appropriation estimate for the three senatorial zones in state.
According to the statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry Ibrahim Bello Boko, the objectives of the town hall meeting are to present the proposed appropriation estimate to the citizens for them to offer inputs that are considered critical to the successful passage of the bill.
Mr. Boko had quoted the state Commissioner Ministry for Budget and Economic Planning to have said, “among the policies of His Excellency Hon. (Dr) Bello Mohammed (Matawallen Maradun) to bring people from closer to the government so that they enjoy the dividend of democracy”.
He also said that “governor intend to make sure that people from the grassroots realize what is government by the people of the people and for the people”.
The Commissioner added that “it’s the first of its kind in zamfara state for the people from every nook and corner of the state to attend and witness the annual budget since the creation of the state in October 1996”.
He added that, “this shows that every citizen in the state should know what is earmarked to their local government and the proposed project as well”.
He called on the people to attend the meeting and make sure that they submitted their inputs for inclusion before the appropriation bill is passed.