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Ganduje commissions 10 Vehicles for Kano Internal Revenue Services


From Ibrahim Ismail, Kano
Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has launched 10 new
operational vehicles and advocacy T-shirts, under the Kano state
Internally Generated Revenue Assurance Platform, KIGRA.
The KIGRA system is specially designed to capture and monitor all
payments and transactions of all revenues generated in the state.
It further provides avenues for assessment, collection, accounting and
processing of Tax Clearance Certificate electronically, using
specialised technological method of generating reports, in line with
international best practice.
Speaking during the occasion, Gov. Ganduje charged the state Internal
Revenue service “to gear up towards ensuring that revenue is collected
24 hours a day”.
“The institutional reforms we put in place at the Revenue Service have
succeeded in getting more people to pay taxes. As you can see, we now
erect signboards on project sites, to indicate that such
infrastructures are constructed with tax payers money”, he asserted.
In his remarks, the chairman, Kano Internal Revenue Service, Sani
Abdulqadir Dembo, explained that with the new development, the
governor, the state finance Commissioner and himself, can monitor revenue accruals directly room their office tables.
In another development, Gov. Ganduje, assisted by the state
Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Rabi’u Yusuf, decorated the governor’s
Aide-de Camp, Mustafa Abubakar, with his new rank of Superintendent of
Gov. Ganduje while congratulating Mustafa Abubakar on his promotion,
described him “as an able, well behaved, organised and reliable
fellow”, urging him to keep the spirit.
Born in 1976 SP, Abubakar is a graduate of law, who served in Yobe,
Sokoto and Kano state commands of the Nigeria Police.

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