ODIRS generates N15b in 5 months
By Fatima Muraina
Ondo state Internal Revenue Services (ODIRS) has generated the sum of N15billion within five months out of the N30billion target for 2019.
The Chairman of the Revenue Services, Mr Tolu Adegbie disclosed this while declaring closed the two weeks training organised for its new officers.
Adegbie charged the new officers to imbibe the same culture on the track to meet the target for the year.
He said: “Our job is to fund the budget of the state, the amount of IGR to be generated is in the budget of 2019 and all we have to do is to look at the aspect of the IGR in the budget”
“What we are expected to do in terms of IGR for the state is about N29billion and that is the only portion we are concerned about and not expenditure or any other thing”
“Funding the budget depends on, revenue and income. What we do is the IGR of the state. In fact, you can even fund your budget from loans, it is all there in the document”, he said.
Also speaking, Director of Land Use Charge, Mr Fidelise Fadugbagbe called on the populace to give the officers maximum support and cooperation they deserve, saying that they were set of graduates who are aware of what is expected of them.
The new officers who spoke with The Hope promised to live up to the confidence reposed in them as they have been trained on revenue drive and the process of enumeration of data for revenue collection