The Oyo state government has reaffirmed its determination to run an all-inclusive budgetary system that will put into consideration the overall needs of its citizens to achieve the set target of developing the State.
The state commissioner for Budget and Planning, Adeniyi Farinto gave the assurance while receiving delegates of Dawn Commission on a courtesy visit at his office in Ibadan.
The delegate visited the commissioner to intimate him with their findings and recommendations on how the state as a member State of the South – Western regional body can have a strong planning and budgeting architecture that will enhance growth and development of every sector in the State.
The Commissioner who spoke to newsmen after the visit explained that the establishment of budget and planning as an arm of the Ministry of Finance has put in place a check and balance mechanism for the Seyi Makinde-led administration to run an open, participatory, transparent and inclusive government.
In her remark, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Budget and Planning, Mofoluke Adebiyi said the establishment of a Ministry of Budget and Planning is essential for proper inclusive socio-economic system for the development of the state.
Earlier, spokesperson Dawn Commission, Tosin Oke urged the Commissioner to facilitate the quick preparation of the State’s development plan to fast track the implementation of projects and programs of the government.