Niger state government harmonises revenue generation laws to curtail corruption and boost it’s Internally Generated Revenue IGR.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello stated this while declaring opened a three day training and interactive workshop on harmonised state and local governments revenue law twenty twenty in Minna.
Alh Abubakar Sani Bello lamented that the state has continued to experience shortfall from Federation allocation and therefore became imperative for both the state and local governments to work together to improve and increase their IGR for future benefits.
According to him through harmonised revenue allocation they can be able to generate two to three billion naira monthly to augment what what they received from Federal allocation on monthly basis.
State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Barr Nasara Danmalan said when the law take effect revenue generated will be domiciled with state Internal Revenue Services.
Acting Chairman Niger state Internal Revenue Services Alh Ahmed Garba Gunna however added that the introduction of this initiative is aimed at building an ambicious revenue profile for both the state and local government councils.