........ As Oyetola presents 2021 "Budget of Restoration"
The Governor of Osun State, Mr Gboyega Oyetola, has assured youths of the state that his administration will role out different empowerment programs for them come 2021.
Oyetola made this known on Tuesday while presenting the 2021 Osun Appropriation Budget tagged “Budget of Restoration”.
According to Governor Oyetola “To show our government’s seriousness and commitment, a sum of N1, 487,110,159.00 has been earmarked for youth related activities in the 2021 Budget proposal.
The goveenor further explained that the interventions will be in Mining, Agriculture, and Skills upgrade and Entrepreneurship Development programme for youths (supported by MSME/BOI Fund) among others.
Presenting the 30th Annual Appropriation Bill before the members of the State House of Assembly, Governor Oyetola said the 2021 Draft Budget was crafted based on the State of Osun Development Plan (2019-2028).
”In view of the fact that the youthful population of Osun State is one of the greatest assets of the State in its economic diversification agenda, it is pertinent for Government to mainstream them into the State’s socio-economic activities.
“Thus, the State is poised to vigorously promote the Youth Export Development Programme (YEXDEP) in the State to enhance the contributions of the State’s youths to the non-oil export sub-sector of the economy” Oyetola said.
The Osun State House of Assembly Speaker, Rt Honorable Timothy Owoeye, in his address said “Budget of Restoration”, did not betray its nomenclature particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic, adding that the government was also able to embark on numerous capital projects, fulfill its obligation and make life meaningful for the people.
He also commended the administration for prompt payment of salaries, pension, and the recent increase in workers’ salaries across the State.
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