The Lagos State House of Assembly has accepted gov Sanwo Olu’s N4.4bn budget tendered for the acquisition of vehicles for official use by agencies and ministries.
The statement released on Thursday, bears that the fund would be used by the state government to acquire official vehicles for principal officers in the state public service.
The state assembly had received three letters from the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget seeking approval of the House to grant the request of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to procure vehicles for official use by various agencies and ministries.
The request was committed to the House Committee on Economic Planning and Budget.
The statement partly reads;
“The Chairman of the Committee met with the Office of the Head of Service as well as the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget in order to determine if the request qualifies for the special expenditure.”
“The Head of Service informed the committee that the request forwarded to the House was borne out of the needs of various MDAs as his office is in charge of the purchase and distribution of official vehicles in the public service” .