Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Wednesday signed into law, the Sokoto 2018 budget which was recently passed by the State House of Assembly. Speaking at the signing ceremony held at the Government House in Sokoto, Tambuwal said the budget of N220.5 billion document will be implemented optimally for the benefit of the citizenry.

He despite challenges in meeting revenue targets in the past years, the government is hopeful of performing to expectation in the implementation of the 2018 fiscal document. “We are aware that the legislature has not tinkered with the overall budget size even though they have reallocated some resources to different sub heads, we are happy with that. “We believe it is within the purview of your rights as legislators to do what you have done and we will implement the as passed,” the Governor added.

While commending the Lawmakers for a thorough job on the budget document, Tambuwal said it is gratifying to note that the relationship between the executive and the legislature in Sokoto has continued to blossom.