Katsina State Assembly received the sum of N67,658,932,299 as budget proposal for the 34 local governments in the state.
The amount covered the sum total of the recurrent and capital expenditure of all the local government councils in the 2016 fiscal year.
In a latter forwarded to the house by the state commissioner for local governments and chieftaincy commission Alhaji Abdulkadir Ahmad Zakka indicated that the proposed budget was organised in line with the present administration policies and programs.
The latter read by the clark of the house however advised the 34 LGs to select areas of priorities in the budget in line with the present administration policies in education, Health, Agriculture and water supply sectors.
The House then committed the budget proposal to the House C’ttee on LGs and Chieftaincy affairs for the next legislative action.
In another similar development, the house also slated Tuesday Next week for the screening of Alhaji Sani Sani Shuaibu Muhammad as the nominee for the post of Auditor General for the LGs.