Functions of the Directorate

  • Periodic inspection of Departmental Vote Books of all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) with a view to ensuring budget discipline and compliance.
  • Collection of monthly reports of Budget Performances for both Recurrent and Capital Expenditures and compilation of Quarterly Progress reports.
  • Processing of applications for Supplementary Estimates and recommending same for Budget review.
  • Issuance of virement(s) and warrants after the approval of House of Assembly.
  • Facilitating the provisional General Warrant for His Excellency’s Approval as at when due.
  • Compilation of Budget Re-Allocation
  • Assisting the State House of Assembly in finalizing the following:
    1. Proposed Estimates
    2. Proposed Revised Estimates
    3. Proposed Re-Allocations of Budget Line Items
  • Custodian of Service WideVote.
  • The Directorate had prepared the 2018/2019 State Budget using the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF)/ Medium Term Sector Strategy (MTSS) model which was programme in the system.
  • The Budget Directorate Prepared the 2018/2019 State Budget IPSAS Chart of Account using all the 52 digits.
  • The Directorate has now migrated to Central Budgeting Management System (CBMS) Epicor ERP 10 Environment Software and Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS).
  • In the last two years, the Directorate conducted the State Budget Public Hearing, before the final submission to the State House of Assembly.