The Chairman, Oyo State Implementation Committee on the Conditional Grants Scheme, (CGS-SIC), Mr. Abimbola Adekanmbi, disclosed last week that the Oyo State Government has released 600 million Naira for the implementation of the Conditional Grant Scheme (CGS).
Mr. Adekanmbi, who is also the Commissioner for Finance and Budget, said that the accessibility of the fund will allow the state to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He disclosed that the Conditional Grant Scheme of the transformed Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has fast tracked the overall improvement of the citizens in agricultural, educational, infrastructural provision, environment and most importantly health care sectors in the last couple of years.
“The uniqueness of the scheme allows state governments, local governments, and communities the freedom to identify their own priorities, design their own solutions and demonstrate their ability to effectively implement projects,” the commissioner added.
Source: Channels TV