Kogi State will in 2018, spend the sum of N147,827,854,494.
The figure shows a decrease of N44,429,890,029 from that of 2017 budget.
The 2018 budget christened ‘Budget of Sustainable Growth’, was presented to the members of the Kogi State House of Assembly on Thursday by Governor Yahaya Bello.
Governor Bello said the budget places emphasis on sectors such as, Education, Healthcare, Agriculture, Mining and Solid Mineral.
Also, the governor explained that the budget will focus on provision of portable accessible safe water and a sustainable use of environment.
He assured that proper mechanism will be put in place to ensure effective implementation of the budget.
The 2018 budget, Bello explained, would have N63,829,361,233 for recurrent expenditure and N83,998,493,261 for capital expenditure.