THE NEED FOR ABOLISHMENT OF CONTRACTORS AS IGR COLLECTORS

Local Governments as a tier of government, outside the Statutory Allocation from the Federation Accounts and Grants, derive their revenue internally in form of rates, levies and fines imposed on properties, individuals and businesses in their domains. In Ika land, there is no gainsaying that the Internally Generated Revenue(IGR) drive by the Ika South and Ika North East Local Government Councils is highly inefficient and this poses a cog in the wheel to the smooth running of the local government councils, especially at these times of dwindling allocations from the…

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