Governor Rotimi Akeredolu
Dayo Johnson – Akure
The Civil Resource Development and Documentation Centre, CIRDDOC has released its findings on the survey of budget transparency and performance by states.
The Centre declared Jigawa State top among 36 States on Budget Transparency Index 2020 ranking with Ondo coming second.
The survey was funded by the Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, FCDO, formerly known as DFID/UkAid, and implemented by CIRDDOC.
Meanwhile, the Ondo State Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Donald Ojogo in a statement in Akure quoted CIRDDOC’s Lead Researcher, Engr Ralph Ndigwe, as saying the ‘2020 Nigerian States Budget Transparency Survey’ showed impressive performance by most of the states in their score along various perimeters.
“On public availability of key budget documents, an overwhelming majority of States improved their 2020 scores on the State Budget Document Availability…