Ayade presents N301 billion budget for 2017

  |   Nigeria News

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, yesterday, in Calabar, presented an Appropriation Bill of N301 billion for 2017 to the state House of Assembly for approval.

Presenting the budget, Ayade said that it was intended to project economic activities in the state, and would focus largely on the construction of the 260 kilometres super highway and the deep sea port.

"We are aware of the present economic challenges in the country, but we must explore other means of generating revenue rather than depend solely on federal allocation," he said.

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