Bauchi leads on 2022 tax remittance nationwide




Bauchi state has emerged as number one on Tax Remittance in Nigeria for the first quarter of 2022.

The state coordinator, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Mohammed Abare Mayanda, who on behalf of the service presented the award letter to the Commissioner for Finance and Economic on Friday, disclosed this and congratulated the state government on the development.

Mayanda said the award of commendation was in recognition of the state government’s unprecedented achievements recorded on tax remittance in the first quarter of 2022.

“On behalf of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), we are here to present this award to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi state through the Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development on the emergence of the state as the 1st on Tax Remittance in Nigeria,” he said.

He appealed to the state government not to relent “in coming up with a sound tax policies that will contribute positively towards improving its internally generated revenue for the benefit of both government and the people.”

Responding, the Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Modibbo Abdulkadir Ahmed, who received the award on behalf of Governor Bala Mohammed, expressed gratitude to FIRS for finding the state worthy of the recognition.

“This recognition has shown that Bauchi state under His Excellency, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, is doing good in tax remittance and we must appreciate the Governor for his outstanding support to our ministry and in particular in prudent management of the resources of the state,” he said.

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