Ogun State government will hold stakeholders’ meetings across the three senatorial districts of the state in preparation for the year 2020 budget, starting from Thursday.
A press release signed by Kunle Somorin, Chief Press Secretary to Governor Dapo Abiodun stated that the first in the series would start from Ogun East Senatorial District on Thursday, October 10, 2019, at Bisrod Hall, Igbeba GRA, Ijebu-Ode by 1pm prompt.
Dates for stakeholders’ meeting at other Senatorial Districts, the spokesman said, would be announced in due course.
The release added that the event, which would be presided by the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, is aimed at harnessing the contributions and inputs of citizens across all the critical sectors of the economy.
The 2020 budget is to prioritise projects required to fulfil “the Building our Future Together” Agenda of the Dapo Abiodun administration and to ensure strategic allocation of resources to projects and programmes that will make the most impact on the citizens.
Somorin, in the release, further stated that, all officers from the post of Assistant Director and above, in the Public Service of Ogun State and representatives of different interest groups across the state, including traditional, religious and political leaders, trade and market associations, professional bodies, civil society groups, student unions among others are also invited to the meetings.