Abeokuta - Mr Dayo Adeneye, Commissioner
for Information and Strategy in Ogun, on Thursday said the ministry had
proposed N715 million as its budget for 2016.
Adeneye disclosed this while defending the ministry’s budget proposal for 2016
before the state’s House of Assembly Committee on Finance and Appropriation in
He said that N225 million had been earmarked for capital expenditure while N490
million would be spent on recurrent expenditure.
He also said that it was expected that the ministry would generate revenue of
N5 million during the period, adding that the ministry would create a short
message platform where citizens could lodge complaints at the rate of N50.
Adeneye expressed the hope that the platform would boost the internal revenue
generation profile of the ministry.
Under capital project, he said that the ministry would spend N49 million on the
purchase of motor vehicles while N9.9 million would be spent on furniture and
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He said that the ministry would develop strategies that could be effectively
used to mobilise the entire citizenry for positive development.
Defending the budget of the state’s Television Station (OGTV), the Acting General
Manager, Mr Dele Bolujoko, said that the station proposed N250 million as its
revenue for 2016.
He said that the station had earmarked N1.3 billion as its total expenditure
for 2016, adding that N1 billion was for capital expenditure while N381 million
would be for recurrent expenditure.
Bolukojo said that the station would migrate to digital transmission platform
soon, and that there was need to re-engineer OGTV to meet international
He said that the station would spend N170 million to purchase Outside
Broadcasting Van and N30 million for UPS and Inverters.
He said that the budget objective was the provision of necessary equipment that
would enable the organisation to meet the 2017 analogue-to-digital transmission