2022 budget to work in the interest of Lagos residents – Obasa

Independent

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa has said that the state assembly is poised to ensure that the 2022 budget works in the interest of the residents of the state.

Obasa said this on Thursday at the opening of a 3-day budget retreat with the theme: Addressing the service delivery priorities of Lagosians in the post-COVID era: issues, opportunities and options’ held in the Lekki area of the State.

The Speaker, who was represented by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Hon. Wasiu Eshinlokuni-Sanni noted that Lagos had always been successful with budget performances because the State had always produced leaders who remain passionate about its development.

He said the retreat was meant to help participants understand the government’s policy drive as well as work in collaboration with the executive arm to achieve it.

“It is basically to help us understand the policy direction of the state government and help our key into it for the growth and progress of the state and its people.

“It is also to help us understand the various provisions of the budget,” he said as he urged for all-inclusive participation by those at the retreat.

While welcoming participants to the retreat, the Acting Clerk of the House, Mr Olalekan Onafeko, thanked the participants for showing their individual zeal to make Lagos a great State.

Onafeko noted that whatever was discussed would be of importance to Lagos residents in terms of service delivery by the House of Assembly.

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