The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says 55 per cent of the Value Added Tax receipts is from Lagos State.
Mrs Adeosun, told members of the Progressive Governors’ Forum in Birnin Kebbi that the balance of 45 per cent was from the remaining thirty five states of the federation and the federal capital territory.
In another development, Governor of Ondo State, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has forwarded a list of 18 commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor Segun Ajiboye, made this known in a statement in Akure.
According to him, the governor’s action was in accordance with section 192 of the 1999 constitution.