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Bauchi’s finance commissioner vows to improve IGR



In view of the dwindle income accruable to the state coffers from the federal allocation, the Bauchi State Authorities has expressed its willpower to enhance its internally generated revenues (IGRs).

This was revealed by the state Commissioner for Finance and Financial Growth, Modibbo Abdulkadir Ahmed, when he formally assumed workplace because the helmsman accountable for the ministry.

Ahmed, a son of a one-time Governor of the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN), Abdulkadir Ahmed, was one of many 21 commissioners who took their oaths of workplace and allegiance, which was administered on by the state Chief Decide, Justice Rabi Talatu Umar, as new commissioners appointed by Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed.

Talking whereas being obtained by workers and administration of the ministry, Ahmed mentioned the present realities made it crucial for the state authorities to evolve new methods of doing enterprise with a view to generate extra revenues to the state coffers to complement allocations from the Federal Authorities.

The commissioner additional mentioned that aside from bettering the income base of the state, the ministry would renew its partnership and collaboration with stakeholders. This, he mentioned, was to make sure that the state would be capable of entry extra incomes and interventions.

He expressed appreciation to Governor Mohammed for locating him worthy of the appointment, assuring the governor of his loyalty and dedication to the administration’s success.


In his phrases: “As soon as once more, I wish to thank our governor, His Excellency, Senator Bala Mohammed, my boss for this chance and to guarantee him of my whole loyalty and dedication in the direction of the success of his administration.

“I search prayers, assist and cooperation from stakeholders to allow me perform his obligation successfully as we’re decided to make sure issues go nicely, particularly enchancment in IGR and different sources of revenue of our state.”

Whereas lauding Governor Mohammed for the successes recorded by his administration within the final two years, the commissioner known as on the individuals of the state to constantly assist in addition to pray for the governor to allow him succeed within the process of governing the state efficiently.

Whereas welcoming the brand new commissioner earlier, the appearing Everlasting Secretary within the ministry, Husaini Rilwanu, assured him of the assist of each workers and administration of the ministry with a view to making sure efficient service supply.

The everlasting secretary knowledgeable that the Ministry of Finance and Financial Growth within the state had the duty of producing revenues from numerous sources, disbursing funds for improvement tasks and repair supply as authorised by the State Government Council.

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