The Edo State Joint Account and Allocation Committee (JAAC) has declared N3.15 billion as the total allocation accumulated to the 18 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state for the month of October and shared in November.
Addressing journalists at the end of the JAAC meeting presided over by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki, of the All progressive Congress, at the Government House, in Benin, the Chairman of Oredo LGA, One of The local government Council covering large communities in the state, Mr Jenkins Osunde, said the total deduction made from the gross allocation was N1.76 billion.
He further gave vivid explanation; Total salaries for Primary school teachers and non-academic staff consumed N933.31 million and unpaid debt for Pensioners and Arrears contribution was N100 million. Also “Net deduction is N1,996,548,882 while total amount transferred to the LGAs is N1,380,787,755.”
He stated that the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from the 18 councils for the month of October was N204, 399, 539.
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