Kwara generates N18.036bn in six months



Kwara Internal Revenue Service (KW-IRS) has generated N18.036 billion Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the first half of 2022.

KW-IRS Chairman, Shade Omoniyi said this in a statement on Sunday in Ilorin.

She said the feat surpassed that of 2021 revenue collection of N16billion for half year 2021

Omoniyi added that KW-IRS also promoted 332 staff, while another 235 staff had their steps upgraded.

“The list of beneficiaries shows inclusion of 16 senior Staff and 316 junior Staff of the Service.

“This is in recognition of the contribution of staff to the overall achievement of the Service, and particularly in the actualization of the 95.61 percent of our annual budget of 2021.

“A feat that is the highest target hit since the Agency was founded in 2016.

This milestone is an attestation to the effort of the AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led administration in rewarding performance and ensuring that conducive work and business environment are in place.

As a Service, we are resolute in our bid to continuously prioritize Staff welfare in all ramifications; develop an extensive training plan for all,” Omoniyi said.

The training plan would focus on relevant areas as it affected the enhance better service delivery, support a work life balance and continuous review and improvement on the appraisal process.

“All members of Staff of the Service are hereby sincerely appreciated for their commitment to making a positive difference and impact on revenue drive for Kwara State.

“Our profound appreciation also goes to all taxpayers and other stakeholders, who are strategic to our seamless processes of tax administration in the State, she added.

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