Following an evaluation of all revenue agencies in the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT), the Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) has maintained its position as the most improved Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) agency within the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) for the year 2023.

According to findings by the Department of Reforms Coordination and Service Improvement, three other complementary agencies were on Tuesday, February 6, 2023, recognized with cash awards and trophies.

The Special Recognition Award given to AGIS was received by the Ag. Director, Mr. Isiaka Alpha Kure with a princely prize tag of N10 million while Tpl. Ekarikpong Ukpanah received the 1st position award on behalf of Parks and Recreation Department under the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) with a prize tag of over N4.5 million.

Dr. Opara Uchenna received the 2nd (second) position on behalf of Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) with a prize value of over N2.8 million while Dr. Olobashola Kolawole, Director, FCT Science, Technology and Innovation received the award on behalf of his Department which clinched the 3rd (third) position with a total prize value of over N67,000.

Presenting the awards to the recipients on behalf of the Minister, the Most Senior Director (MSD) in FCTA, Chf. (Dr.) Samuel Atang urged them to do more in the face of increasing demands for social services, projects funding and provision of amenities to all residents of the FCT.

Speaking on the criteria adopted to arrive at the prize money, the DirectAGIS, Internal Genor of Reforms Co-ordination and Service Improvement (RC&SI), Dr. Jumai Ahmadu, said two point five percent (2.5%) of the difference in the previous revenue generating year and any other gift items are what defines the prize money along with other perks.

Source: ViewPoint Housing News

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