Our social investment programmes designed to sustainably take care of the masses ‘ – Osun Govt …flags off 18th edition of Food Support Scheme 

The Government of Osun has attributed the steady reduction in the poverty index of the state to the policies and social investment programmes it introduced to take care of the masses.   According to the government, these policies and social investment programmes have helped to turn around the socio-economic fortunes of the state and improve the welfare and general well-being of the citizens.   The government also described the economic value-chain of its monthly Food Support Scheme as the major factor through which the state has sustained its status and…

Minimum wage, education, youths empowerment top Kwara’s N123bn budget       …..  as Gov says masses remain centrepiece of govt

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Tuesday presented a budget proposal of N123,091,307,468 to the House of Assembly, described the fiscal document as a product of wide consultations with the electorate and designed to reflect current economic challenges. The proposal contained provisions for payment of the minimum wage once government reached a deal with the labour as well as effecting promotion for different cadres of the civil service, AbdulRazaq told lawmakers in a summary of the budget speech. The budget is 54% recurrent expenditure and 46% capital expenditure, a fallout…