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Governors, finance commissioners meet on revenue generation

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As part of efforts to generate more revenue for their respective states, governors of the 36 states on Tuesday met with their commissioners of finance and heads of tax authorities in Abuja.

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The meeting was to design strategies on how to improve Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in their states.

In his opening address at the meeting, the Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, explained that the IGR peer learning gathering would help the states to share reform experiences and consolidate actions.

He said: “As commissioners of finance and heads of tax authorities, you are responsible for both tax policy and administration in your states.”

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