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FAAC disburses N699.8bn to Nigerian govt, states, LGs for Dec

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The Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has disbursed the sum of N699.82 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of December 2021.

This was announced on Friday in a communique after a virtual meeting of FAAC for January 2022.

The N699.824bn total distributable revenue comprised distributable statutory revenue of N507.267bn; distributable Value Added Tax revenue of N187.4bn and Exchange Gain of N5.148bn.

In December 2021, the total deductions for cost of collection was N30bn and the total deductions for statutory transfers, refunds and savings was N36.64bn. The balance in the Excess Crude Account was $35.36m.

The communiqué also notes that from the total distributable revenue of N699.82bn; the federal government received N279.457bn, the state governments received N221.19bn and the local government councils received N163.87bn.

The sum of N35.29bn was shared to the relevant States as 13 per cent derivation revenue.

Read also: FG, states, LGs shared N696.9bn in August – FAAC

The distributable statutory revenue of N507.26bn was available for the month.

From this, the federal government received N248.88bn, the state governments received N126.23bn and the local government councils received N97.32bn. The sum of N34.82bn was shared to the relevant States as 13 per cent derivation revenue.

In the month of December 2021, the gross revenue available from VAT was N201.25bn. This was higher than the N196.175bn available in the month of November 2021 by N5.08bn.

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