Katsina State Governor Aminu Bello Masari on Wednesday presented budget proposal of N282.78billion for 2021 to the House of Assembly.

Tagged ‘’Budget of Recovery and Consolidation’’, the estimate exceeds that of 2020 by more than N101 billion, figure of which stood at N179 billion.

Masari lamented that insecurity and Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had affected full implementation of the 2020 budget. He said: ‘’Efforts were made to meet the yearnings of the people within the 2020 budget, and views of residents were considered while compiling the 2021 estimate.