2021: See The Budget Proposals For The 36 States And Their Names

At the end of every year, state governors in Nigeria have to prepare and present budget that they would spend in the following year before their state House of Assembly so that the lawmakers can consider and approve the proposals.

In this article, I have documented the amount budgeted by each state governor for 2021 fiscal year. I need to let you know that Imo is yet to present its budget and the Governor has not hinted on the amount he would table before the House.

It is also the culture of most state governors to give names to their budgets. Read through and see how much your state governor plans to spend in 2021.

Abia State

The Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu presented a budget estimate of N131.8 billion to the State House of Assembly. He did the presentation on Monday, December 7, 2020.

He codenamed the document: ‘Budget of Local Contents and Sustainable Development’.

Adamawa State

On November 23, 2020, Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri presented a budget estimate of N140.34 billion before the State House of Assembly members.

In his own part, he called the financial document a ‘Budget o Stabilization.’

Akwa Ibom

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State presented an estimate of N435.652 billion before the state lawmakers for approval on October 20, 2020.

The document is christened ‘Budget of Economic Reconstruction’.

Anambra State

The Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, presented a budgetary estimate of N143.65 billion before the State House of Assembly on November 3, 2020.

He tagged the financial document as ‘Budget for Economic Recovery and Consideration.’

Bauchi

Governor Bala Mohammed had proposed N213.9 billion for 2021 fiscal year. This was made known in the budget proposal presented before the state House of Assembly on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

The budget is christened ‘Budget of Consolidation.’

Bayelsa

Douye Diri of Bayelsa State on Thursday, November 26, 2020 presented a total budget estimate of N290.2 billion

He christened the financial document ‘Budget of Growth.’

Benue State

Samuel Ortom of Benue State presented a budget proposal of N132.5 billion to the House of Assembly on Thursday, November 5, 2020.

He labeled the document for 2021 fiscal year as ‘Budget of Resilience.’

Borno State

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State presented a budget estimate of N208.7 billion to the State House of Assembly on Wednesday, December 9.

He tagged the financial document for the next fiscal year as ‘Budget of Recovery and Consolidation.’

Cross River State

Ben Ayade presented N277.7 billion as the budget estimate for the next fiscal year on November  5, 2020.

The budget is tagged ‘Budget of Blush and Bliss.’

Delta State

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State presented a budget estimate of N378 billion before the House of Assembly but the lawmakers eventually approved N384 billion which was given assent by the Governor.

The aim of the budget is to strengthen then ‘Greater Delta Agenda’ of the administration.

Ebonyi State

Governor Dave Umahi presented a budget estimate of N122.8 billion before the State House of Assembly. He made the budget presentation on Tuesday, December 15, 2020.

The budget is christened ‘Budget of Stabilization in a Recession.’

Edo State

Governor Godwin Obaseki on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 presented a budget estimate of N153.4 billion before the State House of Assembly.

He tagged the budget ‘Making Edo Great Again’.

Ekiti State

John Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Tuesday, October 27 presented an estimate of N109.6 billion before the state lawmakers.

He labeled it as ‘Budget of Recovery and Economic Restoration.’

Enugu StateIfeanyi

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi on Wednesday, December 9 presented a budget estimate of N169.85 billion to state House of Assembly.

He christened the document ‘Budget of Recovery and Continued Growth.’

Gombe State

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya on Thursday, December 3, 2020 presented a budget proposal of N119.66 billion before the State House of Assembly.

He named it as ‘Budget of Resilience.’

Imo State

It is very worrying that Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State was yet to transmit the 2021 budget proposal to the State House of Assembly for consideration and approval. Yet, no amount prepared to spend in the next fiscal year has been divulged to the public.

The implication of this is that the lawmakers would not be able to critically consider the budget whenever it is sent. Ideally, the fiscal year starts on January 1st. the lawmakers are supposed to go on recess anytime soon. Yet, the Governor has not given them any green light.

Jigawa State

On Wednesday, November 4, 2020, Governor Muhammad Badaru presented a budget proposal of N156.5 billion to the State House of Assembly.

He tagged it ‘Budget of Sustained Economic Growth and Social Transformation—Meeting the Next Level Agenda II.’

Kaduna State

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on Tuesday, October 6, presented the budget proposal of N237.52 billion before the State House of Assembly.

He christened it ‘Budget of Recovery.’

Kano State

Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State on Tuesday, October 27 presented a budget proposal of N147.96 billion to the state lawmakers for considerations and approval.

He tagged it as ‘Budget of Economic Recovery and Sustainable Development.’

Katsina State

On Wednesday, November 18, Governor Aminu Bello Masari presented a budget estimate of N282.78 billion to the State House of Assembly.

He called it ‘Budget of Recovery and Consolidation.’

Kebbi State

Senator Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State presented a budget estimate of N141.6 billion to the State House o Assembly on November 25, 2020.

He named the document ‘Budget of Economic Rejuvenation.’

Kogi State

Governor Yahaya Bello on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 presented a budget proposal of N130.5 billion to the State House of Assembly.  

He called it budget of ‘Accelerated Recovery’.

Kwara State

On Tuesday, December 15, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq presented N123.09 billion before the Kwara State House of Assembly as the budget proposal for 2021 fiscal year.

Lagos State

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 presented a budget proposal of N1.155 trillion for the next fiscal year.

It is called ‘Budget of Rekindled Hope.’

Nasarawa State

Governor Abdullahi Sule on Tuesday, 17 November, 2020 presented a budget estimate of N112.92 billion for 2021.

He named it ‘Budget of Economic Recuperation.’

Niger State

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State Thursday, November 12, 2020 presented a budget proposal of N151.2 billion to the state lawmakers.

He called it ‘Budget of ‘Prioritized Realities.’

Ogun State

Governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday, December 3, presented a budget estimate of N339 billion to the State House of Assembly.

He christened it ‘Budget of Recovery and Sustainability.’

Ondo State

On Friday November 27, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State presented a budget estimate of N159 billion to State Assembly for perusal and approval.

He labeled it ‘Budget of Hope.’

Osun State

Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 presented a budget estimate of N109.9 billion for the next fiscal year.

The budget is christened ‘Budget of Providence.’

Oyo State

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State presented a budget proposal of N266.6 billion before the state lawmakers on Monday, November 23, 2020.

He called it ‘Budget of Continued Consolidation.’

Plateau State

Simon Lalong of Plateau State presented N133.4 billion as the budget estimate for 2021 fiscal year.

He called it ‘Budget Economic Recovery, Inclusive Growth and Infrastructural Consolidation.’

Rivers State

Governor Nyesom Wike on Tuesday, December 3, 2020 presented a proposed budget of N448.6 billion to the state House of Assembly for the next fiscal year.

Wike called it budget of ‘Recovery and Consolidation.’

Sokoto State

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Thursday, December 10, 2020 presented a budget estimate of N176.68 billion to the state House of Assembly.

He simply called it ‘Budget of Consolidation’.

Taraba State

Darius Ishaku on Friday, December 4, 2020 presented a budget proposal of N139.46 billion for 2021 fiscal year.

He called the document ‘Budget of Restoration and Stabilization.’

Yobe State

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe State on Thursday, November 12 presented a budget proposal of N106.9 billion to the state lawmakers for approval.

He christened the document ‘Budget of Recovery, Consolidation and Economic Rejuvenation.’ 

Zamfara State

Governor Bello Matawalle on Thursday, December 10, 2020 presented a budget estimate of N145.4 billion to the state Assembly.

Babawale Oke is a freelance journalist, copywriter and editor.

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