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OGSG/WORLD BANK TEAM REELS OUT SPENDING PLAN OF $350M LOAN

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Ogun State Government and the World Bank team have reeled out a five year spending plan for the three hundred and fifty million dollars World Bank loans, covering the five key areas of the Senator Ibikunle Amosun led government in the state.

The World Bank Task Team leader, Mr. Kofi Nouve made this known during a presentation at the State Executive Council meeting, held at the Governor’s office in Abeokuta.

According to Mr. Kofi, Agriculture will gulp $120m, Business Environment /Industry, $100m, Skill Development (Education), $100m, Governance, $20m and the remaining $10m would be expended on Project Management.

Earlier, the State Executive Council also received at the meeting, the progress report of the Public Service Transformation office (PSTO) on the reformation of its civil and public service sector for optimum results in line with world best practices.

The leader of the Department For International Development, Mr. David Ukagwu who revealed that the Bureau of Land and Survey was being used as a pilot study, noted that the committee would soon move to other Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Reacting, the state Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun assured of his administration’s strong desire to institutionalize a system driven environment across MDAs for effective and efficient public service that would promote optimum output in governance.

The Governor however mandated relevant agencies of government to make available documents for the executive order, to fast-track the process.

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