Economy

Boost IGR to attain budget performance – OSHA Speaker

The Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, OSHA, Mr Timothy Owoeye wants all ministries, departments and agencies of government to raise the bar of Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, to attain efficient budget performance for the year 2023.

Mr Owoeye gave the advice during the commencement of the 2023 budget defence exercise at the Osun State House of Assembly Complex, Osogbo.

He stressed the need for government MDAs to improve on their internally generated revenue for the state to grow and move forward.

The speaker who advised MDAs and institutions to block all the loopholes of revenue generation called on the various MDAs to be factual in their presentation and explanations.

Earlier in a remark, the Chairman House Committee in Finance and Appropriation, Mr Taiwo Olodo urged the various MDAs to be factual in their presentations.

Mr Olodo warned that the Assembly would not hesitate to serve any erring MDA with an audit query.

He also commended the Ministry of Health and Chief Medical Director of UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital, Professor Peter Olaitan for their outstanding performance in the state concern health services.

Amongst the various MDAs that appeared for the defence exercise on Monday were the Ministry of Works and Transport, Office of Transportation, Osun Road Maintenance Agency, OSUN Health Insurance Scheme, Osun Primary Health Care Development Board and Ministry of Health. 

Others are the Osun Hospital Management Board, UNIOSUN Teaching Hospital, Osun State Water Corporation, Ministry of Water Resources and Energy, RUWESA and Osun Water Regulatory Commission.

Mojisola Oladele

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