By Mustapha Sumaila
Abuja, July 19, 2020 The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared N651.18 billion Federation Account Revenue to the federal, states and local governments councils and relevant agencies for the month of June.
Mr Henshaw Ogubike, Director Information, Press and Public Relations of FAAC announced the figures in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.
Ogubike said the monthly meeting, which held by virtual conferencing, was chaired by Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris.
He explained that the gross statutory revenue available in June was N524.52 billion while the gross revenue from the Value Added Tax (VAT) was N128.826 billion and the revenue from the Exchange Gain was N42.832 billion.
This brought the total revenue for the month to N696.18 billion.
The director said that from this total, the sum of N45 billion was saved in the excess non-oil revenue account and the balance of N651.184 billion was shared to the three tiers of government and relevant agencies.
Giving the breakdown, he said the federal government received N266.13 billion, the state governments got N185.77 billion and the local government councils received N138.97 billion.
According to him, the oil-producing states received N28.49 billion as 13 per cent derivation revenue while N76.80 billion was given to revenue and relevant agencies.
He said in June, import and excise duty, VAT, companies income tax, oil and gas royalty recorded significant increases while petroleum profit tax declined.