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Regional News of Tuesday, 15 September 2020


Yobe picks award for fastest-growing IGR state

The Yobe State Government has picked the award for the fatest growing Internally Generated Revenue state for last year.

Statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics and authenticated by Alford Conferences Limited, Publishers of Revenue Magazine, the state generated N8.44 in 2019 as against the N4.38 billion generated in 2018, The Nations said.

The figure represents 92.70% beating Zamfara State and 10 others that made the top twelve out of the 36 states including the FCT.

Chairman and Publisher of Alford Conference Limited, Federick Apeji while presenting an award of excellence to the Executive Chairman of Yobe State Internally Generated Revenue Ali Ahmad at a brief ceremony in his office in Damaturu, noted that the performance of the state in revenue generation was impressive despite the security challenges it faced.

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