Gov. Okowa assents to Delta’s 2021 budget of N383bn

Delta State Governor Dr.Ifeanyi Okowa has assented to the state’s 2021 Appropriation Bill, with the assurance that the state government would strive to recover from the economic challenges engendered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Okowa, who signed the bill on Monday in Asaba, commended the state’s House of Assembly for speedy passage of the Bill and said that signing the budget with a month to the end of 2020 would avail the state government the opportunity to plan further towards the implementation of the 2021 budget from January 2021.