Reports from the 2017/2018 Comparative Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) performance and percentage growth have revealed that Ondo State is the highest performing state in terms of IGR.
It was gathered that Ondo state with a population of just above 4 Million, generated the sum of N10,927,871,479.76bn in 2017, an improvement of N24,788,059,725.53bn in 2018 respectively, representing an annual growth of 126.83% in a space of one year.
It was also noted that Bauchi, Imo, Sokoto, Kogi, Niger, and Akwa Ibom emerged top 7 earners of Self-Assessment tax across the country. This detail was made available to the public yesterday following the release of the 2017/2018 Comparative IGR performance and percentage growth by the joint tax board.
Coming top among its counterpart in the federation, the Ondo state government noted that it is a confirmation of the state government efforts over the past two years which are aimed at charging all the revenue generating Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to improve on their revenue generation as a way of building a strong economic base in the state.