Directors of Accounts in MDAs Tasked on Strategies to Boost IGR

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In a bid to ensure financial prudence that will enhance economic development, Ogun state government has tasked Directors of Finance and Accounts (DFAs) in Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to come up with strategies that will improve the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).

Commissioner for Finance and Chief Economic Adviser, Mr. Dapo Okubadejo, made this call in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, during a crucial meeting with the Directors, noting that financial growth and stability of the state would require a collective effort, in achieving the goals and vision of the present administration.

Mr. Okubadejo said the efforts of the present administration in addressing and eliminating revenue leakage led to implementation of numerous reforms which include, Land Management, Treasury Single Account (TSA), Billing and Payment Management System (BPMS), among others, designed to simplify payment processes and improve efficiency.

In his remarks, the Accountant General/Permanent Secretary, of state Treasury, Mr. Babatunde Aregbesola, enjoined officers to make use of their professional skills, in ensuring that the state meets and surpasses its revenue target.

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