Cross River MDAs Fail 2012 Budget Performance

In Breaking News, Business & Economy, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Majority of the Ministries, Departments and Agencies MDAs, in Cross River State have failed the minimum required standard of implementing the budget for the year 201budget 20122.

Only last week, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Budget Monitoring and Evaluation, Dr. Peter Oti rejected some reports of budget officers from various MDAs in the State.

The rejection according to crossriverwatch checks was due to the low budget performance recorded by the MDAs and their attempt to conceal that in the unprofessional manner of the presentation by the budget officers.

Oti explained that some MDAs left their columns and rolls blank and adequate information on income on expenditure was not gotten, thereby making it difficult to determine the budget performance.

He noted that some of the MDAs executed huge projects but that their performance report on income and expenditure figures for the month of December were totally absent. These made their reports too to be rejected.

The Special Adviser who was represented by Mr. John Odey spoke during the 4th quarter budget performance report 2012, and report on Capital Vote Utilization performance meeting held at the auditorium of the College of Health Technology, Calabar.

He observed lapses exhibited by the budget officers in areas of reporting and late submission of reports of their MDAs.

According to the SA, the reports generated from MDA’s aid in decision making and whatever is being sent by any MDAs must be complete.

He express his displeasure about the fact that out of 127 MDAs in the State, only 16 brought their last quarter 2012 and annual performance reports for presentation and this forced the SA to read the riot act to them.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On Today

You may also read!

If You’re Working You Don’t Need To Write It, Aisha Yesufu Tackles Gov. Ayade (VIDEO)

By Archibong Jeremiah Aisha Yesufu, a Nigerian socio-political activist, and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement has


Success Is Not Sexually Transmitted, UNICROSS VC Warn Students to Shun Vices

By Kelvin Ololo The Vice Chancellor of the University of Cross River State (UNICROSS) Prof. Augustine Oko Angba has


#EndPoliceBrutality: Panel Reconvenes, Trash 11 Petitions, Adjourns To March 4

By Patrick Obia and Rachel Idim Cross River State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into Police Brutality and Restitution has


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now