People’s involvement in budget preparation is essential in a democratic setting as part of ways to the authorities accountable and enable the Governed to have a sense of belonging.
These were the words of the consultant to the Ogun state Governor on budget and planning, Arakunrin Olaolu Olabintan while featuring on OGBC morning flight this Monday.
According to him, budget should be participatory and transparent with a view to ascertaining the needs of every community.
Arakunrin Olabintan informed that the internal and external stakeholders made up of civil servants and the people of other sectors of the economy are being sensitized in tandem with the world class public finance management system.
Informing that a proper evaluation is ensured through performance indices, Arakunrin Olabintan said the step will also enhance feedback mechanisms on the establishment of the projects.
He also harped on strategic allocation of resources ,adding that the provision of social amenities will be prioritized in line with the yearning of the people