The Lagos State All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his running mate, Femi Hamzat, on Tuesday pledged to run a transparent budgetary system if elected into office in next year’s polls.
The duo spoke at an interactive session with journalists in Lagos.
“The reality there is: what is there to hide?” Mr Hamzat, a former commissioner for works in the state, asked.
While it provides a summary of its annual expenditures and proposed incomes for a fiscal year; the Lagos State government is regularly criticised for keeping details of its budget away from the public.
The APC-led state government, which has governed the state since the return of democracy in 1999, has never made available details of its budget for public scrutiny. Read more