Revenue Generation: Lawmakers commend Nasarawa Geographic Information Service

Amina Mohammed, Lafia

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The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Lands and Urban Development has lauded the Nasarawa Geographic Information Service (NAGIS) for generating over N536 million between January and June out of its N600 million target for this year.

The Chairman of the committee, David Maiyaki, gave the commendation when the management of the agency appeared before the committee on its 2022 budget performance.

Maiyaki has said that the committee was happy with the good revenue performance of NAGIS and urged them to do more.

He added that the state government could not execute more developmental projects without funds, hence the need for NAGIS to explore more ways of generating funds.

“We are happy with your performance in terms of revenue generation and we urge you to do more,” he said

Maiyaki urged the management of the agency to continue to be up and doing to move the agency forward.

“We also want to assure you of our continued determination to support and synergize with you to take the agency and the ministry to the next level of development,” he added

According to the Director General, NAGIS, Sonny Agassi “Our expected revenue for 2022 stands at over N600 million but I want to tell you that from January to June 2022, we have generated over 536 million.

“We want to thank you and His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule for your support.

“I want to assure you that we will continue to be up and doing in generating more revenue to the coffer of the state government.

The Director General told the committee that the mandate of the law establishing the agency was to process grants of statutory Rights of Occupancy, issue Certificates of Occupancy among others



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