Plateau Govt Generates N52.1bn In 2 Years

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Simon Lalong, Plateau State Governor

Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau said on Monday that the state government generated N52.1 billion as revenue in the last two years.

Lalong made the disclosure in Jos at a town hall meeting to mark his administration’s second anniversary and Democracy Day.

The governor said that the disclosure became imperative as part his of administration’s policy thrust, which is transparency and accountability as funding was key to the execution of government’s programmes.

“This amount is made up of N16. 86 billion as Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) and N35.211 as Net Statutory Allocation.

“This amount has been appropriately and consistently applied in the personal cost, overheads and capital projects,” he said.

He said that the first reward of the Rescue Administration’s (his administration appellation) efforts was the first and second…

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