As Nigeria Grapples With Economic Recession, Kaduna State Sets N3.5 Billion Monthly Revenue Target

The Kaduna State Government is targeting N3.5 billion monthly Internally Generated Revenue, the state Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Muhammad Abdullahi, has said. Abdullahi said that the state generated N1.6 billion in July, which doubled the N700 million and N800 million generated in November and December in 2015.

He said, “We think Kaduna State can generate N3.5 billion a month and we are confident we would get there. This is not a theory; it is practical. We are at N1. 6 billion now and confident that by this time next year, we will hit at least N3 billion.”

The commissioner said that plans had been concluded to build a strong revenue service with brilliant team to actualise the N3.5 billion IGR target. He said that a world-class consultant had been hired to achieve this, adding that the effort was already yielding positive result. Read more on this here.