FG, states meet on revenue generation

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Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, will on Tuesday meet with the commissioners for Finance from the 36 states of the federation on options available to the government to finance developmental projects.

The meeting, to be held in Ogun State under the National Council on Finance and Economic Development, will examine how the government can improve its revenue streams, especially in a period of low earnings from crude oil.

A statement issued by the Special Adviser on Media to the Finance Minister, Mr. Festus Akanbi, said the conference with the theme: ‘Enhancing revenue generation and obtaining the best value for money in expenditure’, would also be attended by some governors and other private sector players.

Adeosun, according to the statement, said the policy thrust of the current administration informed the theme for this year conference.

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