The Lagos State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists has applauded the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, for signing the 2018 Appropriation Bill into law in record time.
A statement issued and signed by the Chairman, Dr. Qasim Akinreti, and Secretary, Alfred Odifa, described the passage of the year 2018 Budget of N1.046 trillion as unique for the rapid developmental strides of the Ambode administration.
The statement further urged the Governor to continue the good work he has started in Lagos by faithfully implementing the Budget, tagged: “Budget of Progress and Development.”
The Union said the full implementation of the Budget will further hasten the dividends of democracy to the good people of Lagos State.
The Union also commended the Governor on the signing of two critical bills: the Consolidated Transport Sector and The Lagos State Teaching Service Commission bills into law.
The NUJ Lagos State Council charged Ambode to put all machineries in motion in order to complete all on-going projects in the state.
In a related development, the Lagos NUJ rejoiced with Ambode on what it described as a well deserved “The Sun Man of the Year Award”.
The award, according to the Union, will further galvanized the Governor to greater heights in all spheres of endeavours.
It said: “We are further convince that indeed, Lagosians have made a good choice at the last polls.”