Posted on Thu 13 Sep 2018, 03:06 PM

The Ekiti state house of Assembly approved an additional N9.9bn to the initial N98.6bn 2018 Budget 

At the sitting which commenced at around 12pm, and presided over by Speaker, the bill went through first, second readings and committee review before its passage within the hour.

Journalists were barred from entering the hallowed chamber to cover the event.

Posted on Thu 22 Jun 2017, 03:43 PM

The Judicial Commission of Enquiry set up by the Ekiti State Government to look into the finances of the State between 2010 and 2014 has commenced sitting in Ado Ekiti.

Speaking during its inaugural sitting, Chairman of the Commission, Retired Justice Bamidele Oyewole highlighted the terms of reference of his Commission to include ascertaining the actual amount that accrued to the State as statutory allocations from the federation Account and all relevant financial transactions of the State during the period under review.

Posted on Fri 17 Feb 2017, 03:14 PM

The Ministry of Finance says that the Federal Government is not withholding statutory allocation to any state.
The Director, Information, Mr Salisu Dambatta made this known in a statement on in Abuja.

He said that the claim by the Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State that the Ministry had withheld statutory allocation due to the state was incorrect.

According to him, the Ekiti State Government has failed to comply with the necessary requirements for participating in the Budget Support Facility (BSF), which is a Conditional Loan Programme to state governments.


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