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The Internally Generated Income (IGR) of the Ogun State Authorities has continued to shrink, DAILY POST studies.


A report printed in April by the Nationwide Bureau of Statistics (NBS) revealed that Ogun State generated a sum of N50,749,595,850.07 within the 12 months 2020.

Nevertheless, the overall IGR realized by the state in 2019 was stated to be N70,922,590,495.89, that means there was a discount of N20,172,994,645.96 in what the state generates in 2020.

As of 2018, DAILY POST recollects that the Gateway State was in a position to get N84.5 billion, making the primary three in rating by the full-year IGR share whole, with Lagos and Rivers States.

With the additional decline in IGR, Ogun now comes sixth in rating behind Lagos (N418,988,581,897.11); Rivers (N117,189,729,245.29); Federal Capital Territory (N92,059,700,897.42); Delta (59,732,882,882,662.97) and Kaduna (N50,768,523,407.34).

From the NBS report, Ogun, it was gathered, generated N14,615,400,746.23 within the first quarter of 2020; N9,069,046,778.51 within the second quarter; N14,050,107,657.94 within the third quarter and a sum of N13,015,040,667.39 within the final quarter of the 12 months.

DAILY POST studies that the COVID-19 lockdown, states like Kebbi, Ebonyi, Oyo, Borno, Katsina, Taraba, Gombe, Kaduna, Lagos, Kogi, Plateau, Zamfara, Nasarawa, Osun, Bauchi, Imo, Kogi, Ekiti and FCT recorded a development of their inside revenues in 2020.

Nevertheless, there was a discount within the 2020 IGR of Ogun, Benue, Sokoto, Kwara, Jigawa, Cross River, Enugu, Kano, Ondo, Niger, Rivers, Adamawa, Bayelsa, Yobe, Edo, Delta, Akwa Ibom and Abia States.

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