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Oyo state govt reveals plan to generate N6 billion revenue monthly

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According to report reaching oyogist.com, the re-appointed Commissioner for Finance, Akinola Ojo, said that the state government had improved on its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to more than N2 billion monthly.

Ojo made this known on Thursday during screening and confirmation by the House of Assembly.

He said the government’s projection in the next two years is to generate N6 billion monthly.

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Thursday confirmed seven nominees sent to the house by Gov. Seyi Makinde for reappointment as commissioners..

Those confirmed were Mr Akinola Ojo, Commissioner for Finance, Prof. Oyelowo Oyewo, Attorney General and Commissoner for Justice and Mr Bayo Lawal, Commisoner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Matters.

Others were Prof. Dahud Shangodoyin, Public Works and Transport; Mr Temilolu Ashamu, Energy and Mineral Resources; Mrs Faosat Sanmi, Women Affairs and Social Inclusion and Mr Ayansiju Lawal, Establishments and Training.

The Speaker of the house, Mr Adebo Ogundoyin, in his remarks, said that the house had exercised its constitutional powers by confirming the reappointment of the nominees.

Ogundoyin  urged the nominees  to  contribute their quota to the development of the state.

The speaker commended the governor on the Calibre of people he nominated as commissioners, adding that their vast experiences would be of help in repositioning the state.

“More is expected from you by the good people of the state.

“Build up on what you have achieved and keep strategising to make things better.

“Gov. Makinde believes in your capabilities and you must not disappoint him,” the speaker said.

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