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The Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has proposed a sum of N1,155,022,413,005.82 to members of the State House of Assembly for the 2021 budget.
He made the presentation on Tuesday at the legislative chamber of the Assembly complex in Alausa, Ikeja.
Governor Sanwo-Olu expressed confidence that the proposal, tagged Budget of Rekindled Hope will provide employment for youths, improve the healthcare system, and provide better security for residents of the state.
He highlighted the efforts of the state government in rebuilding Lagos following the recent violence in the state.
The Governor gave a breakdown of the figures of the budget estimates, as well as the achievement of the government in health, education, and other sectors of the economy.
In his remarks, the Speaker of the House, Mudashiru Obasa, assured the governor that the Assembly would perform its constitutional role in ensuring the passage of the budget.
He also appealed to residents to desist from destroying public properties and emphasized the need for community policing.