March 16, 2017
Lagos IGR Now Higher Than 33 States Put Together
According to a report by the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), the state recorded an IGR of N301.19 billion, a rise of N32.99 billion in one year.
The total IGR from 33 states of the federation, excluding Delta, Ogun and Rivers states stood at N299billion, whis is over one Billion Naira less than Lagos IGR.
Delta, Ogun and Rivers raked in N44.89 billion, N56.30 billion and N82.10 billion respectively.
Like his predecessors, Bola Tinubu and Babatunde Fashola, Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, has at various times committed himself to increasing IGR in the state.