The Indy Hall Legislative Council has approved the sum of N539, 950 for the 2020/2021 administration. This sum was approved at the council’s third sitting which was held on Saturday, 17th July, 2021, at the Indy Hall Junior Common Room. The approved budget is expected to cover for the pre-budget and proposed administrative expenses of both the executive council and the legislative council.
Following over seven hours of deliberations, the representatives unitedly agreed to approve the following funds for the Legislative Council’s proposed expenses: 1, 050 naira for pre-budget expenses, as against the proposed 1,490 naira; 96,700 naira for the council’s administrative expenses, as against the proposed 100,170 naira. A sum of 97,750 naira was approved as the total budget for the legislative council.
The legislative council equally approved the sum of 75,000 naira as the pre-budget expenses for the executive council. The sum of 124,800 naira was approved for the Office of the Administrator-General, as against the proposed 141,000 naira. 59,000 naira was approved for Operation Keep Indy Clean, with a clause that the project should be executed with full sponsorship. The council also approved the sum of 35,000 naira for the burglar-proof wedging of the Junior Common Room, with an additional sum of 4, 000 for workmanship.
The Office of the Secretary of State got 34, 650 naira, as against the proposed
52,700 naira; the Office of the Public Relations Officer got approval for the sum of 18, 900 naira, as against the proposed 44,100 naira; the Office of the House Secretary got approval for 36, 750 naira, as against the proposed 49,000 naira.
The Legislative Council also approved the sum of 29, 450 naira for the Office of the Finance Commissioner, as against the proposed 34,125 naira. The Office of the Defence Commissioner got 47, 000 naira, as against the proposed 60,040 naira, while the Office of the Sports Commissioner 36,650 naira.
The sum of 5, 950 naira was approved for the annual Katanga Elite Football Association (Inter-Block) Cup. This sum is to cater for the provision of glucose sachets and bags of sachet water. The remaining sum of money, totalling up to 58, 000 naira, was also approved, with full sponsorship as a clause.
The Indy Hall Legislative Council further approved the sum of 56, 000 for the renovation of the Indy Hall Maracana, with a clause that the project should be executed via full sponsorship.
According to the resolutions passed by the Indy Hall Legislative Council, the Office of the Health Commissioner’s budget is to be reviewed at the next sitting, whose date is yet unknown.