Governor Ayade proposes N277B budget for 2021

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Governor of Cross River, Ben Ayade has presented the 2021 budget of N277.7billion to the State House of Assembly on Thursday.

According to him, the budget which he tagged “Budget of Blush and Bliss”. is aimed at improving the welfare of residents of the state.

While giving a breakdown the budget, the governor explained that “Of the figure N277.7billion, a sum of N192billion represents the recurrent expenditure which represents 69 per cent of the budget.

“31 per cent of the budget is now being reduced and left for basic expenditure which is the sum of N85.1billion.

“The 31 per cent is to deal with infrastructure, water resources, foreign relationship, information system, climate change and also strengthen our social media unit.’’

According to him, the budget will also focus on efforts to diminish hunger and poverty, increase youths’ employment and enhance security and rural development.


  1. We only use to hear budget presentation without the impact on the citizens, may Almighty God have the mercy on the citizens.

  2. This kind budget that will diminish hunger and increase youth empowerment, this is not the first time of signing budget and yet people still died of hunger do I don’t know why this one now will diminish hunger.
    No be here we dey?

  3. Too much money
    Tomorrow they loot away all the money leaving everything undone and unattended to
    God save us from these wolves..o that day they are leading us

  4. Hope this money is not too much for cross River State? Because they just they mentioned billions assive they are printing money in there houses, from my own side ….the money is too much.

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