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Kwara LG inaugurates 5-man committee to boost IGR

Date: 2018-07-19


Hon. Muyiwa Oladipo, the Chairman of Irepodun Local Government Area (LGA) of Kwara on Tuesday says that the newly inaugurated task force committee on Internally Generated Revue (IGR) was to achieve an all inclusive growth in the council

Oladipo made assertion while inaugurating the 5-man task force committee members at the council Secretariat in Omu-Aran.

Oladipo who noted that the era of relying solely on funds from Federation Account was gone for good, expressed confidence in the ability of the committee members to deliver in their assignment.

He said that the inauguration of the committee was also informed by the need to boost the council’s revenue profile and fast track its socio-economic development.

The council boss charged the committee member to exhibit honesty, diligence and transparency in the discharge of their responsibilities.

Oladipo, while emphasising the need for the members work with relevant stakeholders to ease their assignment also assured them of the council maximum support in achieving their mandate and target.

“Inaugurating this all important committee cannot be better than now when our people are yearnings for improve welfare and better living condition.

"We are optimistic that the committee will work assiduously to block revenue leakages and loopholes to boost our revenue target for an all inclusive growth.

It is, therefore, in the light of this fact that I call on the good people of the council across various communities to give the committee the needed support to succeed," he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee which is headed by Mr Yinka Adenigba, the council's Area Revenue Officer, also included the council's Secretary, Mr Agboola Olayemi as member.

Adenigba while responding on behalf of members thanked the council for the opportunity given to them to serve.

He pledged that the committee would explore every available avenues and resources for timely achievement of its aims and objectives. (NAN)

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