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December 20, 2013

In the 2013 fiscal year, a budget of N472.006bn (four hundred and seventy two billion, six million naira) was approved for the services of the State Government. The amount is made up of a recurrent expenditure budget of N156.403bn (one hundred and fifty six billion, four hundred and three million naira) and a capital budget of N315.602bn (three hundred and fifteen billion, six hundred and two million naira). The expenditure and revenue = N472.006

As for expenditure, a total sum of N197.278bn (one hundred and ninety seven billion, two hundred and seventy eight million naira) was spent during the period January – September, 2013. Out of this amount, the sum of N118.881bn (one hundred and eighteen billion, eight hundred and eighty one million naira) was spent on recurrent items as against a proportionate approved budget of N117.302bn (one hundred and seventeen billion, three hundred and two million naira) representing a budget performance of 101.35%.

A budget proposal of N391.51bn (three hundred and ninety one billion, five hundred and ten million naira) for the services of Delta State in the 2014 fiscal year. It is a budget of “Consolidation, Sustainable Economic Growth and Development”. This amount comprises N159.78bn (one hundred and fifty nine billion, seven hundred and eighty million naira) or 40.8% for Recurrent Expenditure and N231.72bn (two hundred and thirty one billion, seven hundred and twenty million naira) or 59.1% for capital expenditures.

Emphasis in 2014 shall be on the completion of ongoing key projects given the size of carryover projects.

The total recurrent expenditure estimates for 2014 is N159.78bn (one hundred and fifty nine billion, seven hundred and eighty million naira) made up of personnel costs of N64.16bn (sixty four billion, one hundred and sixty million naira) or 40.16% and overhead costs of N57.29bn (fifty-seven billion, two hundred and ninety million naira) or 35.86%. On the whole, the recurrent proposal for 2014 is higher by N3.38bn or 2.16% when compared with the sum of N156.40bn approved for 2013.

The proposed capital expenditure estimates for 2014 is N231.72bn (two hundred and thirty one billion, seven hundred and twenty million). The proposal is N83.87bn (eighty three billion, eight hundred and seventy million) or 26.58% lower than the 2013 capital budget of N315.60bn (three hundred and fifteen billion, six hundred million).

Below are highlights of some salient areas of the capital expenditure proposals, details of which the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Planning will give at a later date.
– Procurement of Modern Tractor Equipments – N1 billion
– Agricultural Youth Development Programme – N600 million
– Micro Credit Scheme – N800 million
– To boost electricity supply – N6 billion
– Asaba International Airport – N4.5 billion
– Upgrading of Osubi Airport to international standards – N4.5 billion
– Ogidigben Free Trade Zone – N1 billion
– Warri Industrial Business Park – N3 billion
– Delta Leisure and Destination Park – N2 billion
– Delta City Mall (to start operation before the end of 2014)
– City Mall Asaba (construction to commence soon)
– Ugbenu–Koko Road Dualisation – N3 billion
– Ughelli-Asaba Dual Carriageway – N10 billion
– Effurun-Osubi-Eku Road Dualisation – N5 billion
– Trans Warri-Ode-Itsekiri Roads and Bridges – N15 billion
– Dualisation of Old Lagos/Agbor Axial Road, Agbor – N1.8 billion
– Sustenance of Mass Transportation – N560 million
– Other transport targets in 2014 are:
***Complete the Asaba and Warri Mega Bus Terminals
***The Warri Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project along Warri-Sapele Road.
***The setting up of the Delta State Traffic Management Authority (DESTMA)
– Primary and Secondary Schools Infrastructure Projects – N12 billion
– Ongoing Four (4) New Polytechnics Projects – N3 billion
– Completion of the Teaching Hospital, Oghara – N4 billion
– Completion of Central Hospital, Asaba – N2 billion
– Completion of Cardio-Renal Centre, Warri – N5 billion
– Social Development and Sports – N2.5 billion
– Flood Intervention Measures across the State – N1 billion
– Warri Drainage Projects – N1.1 billion
– Asaba Drainage Projects – N1.5 billion
– Beautification Initiatives and Projects across the State – N1 billion
– Junction Improvement Projects across the State – N2 billion
– Development of Housing Estates in the State – N3.5 billion
– DESOPADEC – N37 billion
– Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals – N1.5 billion
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