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The Executive Chairman of Lagos Mainland LG Hon Mrs. Omolola Essien on Tuesday presented 2019 budget proposal with the Total sum of Two Billion, Nine Hundred and Thirty Four Million, Nine Hundred and Eighty three Thousand, Two Hundred and Twenty Eight Naira, One Hundred and Ninety Four Naira and Sixteen Kobo (#2,934,983,228,16k). to the legislative house.

The Executive Chairman tagged the budget as “Sustaining Economic Growth Through Infrastructural Development. In her welcome speech, the chairman said : “Earlier this year we gathered together to deliberate on a budget proposal for the year and we really appreciate your various input that led to the success of today” .

The Executive Chairman while addressing the House said the 2019 budget would propel the citizenry to take advantage of opportunities that enhance people to have access to income,health and other social safety measures especially the most vulnerable.

Also in her words,the policy objectives of this year budget will embrace more prudent and conservative approach that focuses on development priorities aimed at sustaining economic growth along with fiscal sustainability.

In his remark,the leader of the Legislative House Hon Ogunseye Mutiu assured the chairman and the management staffs that the lawmakers will scrutinize and be time conscious before the consideration process to ensure speedy passage of the appropriations bill
Hon Ogunseye Mutiu further assured the residents of passage of more progress bills for the growth and development of Lagos Mainland

The occasion was graced by the council vice chaairman, Alhaji Emilagba Jubrill, Head of Administration, Mr Olusegun Ajagunna , the Legal adviser Barrister Taiwo Onayinka, members of the management and executives of the council.