Gov. Soludo Inaugurates New ASHDC Members , Targets 180% Revenue Increase. Governor Chukwuma Soludo of Anambra State has emphasised the importance of generating revenue through the newly inaugurated Anambra State Internal Revenue Service. During the inauguration of the board members at the Governor’s Lodge in Amawbia, Governor Soludo urged the members to increase the internally generated revenue (IGR) of the state, stating that it is the lifeblood of any government. He noted that the state has yet to achieve up to N3 billion per month in IGR and that the 2023 budget depends on a significant turnaround in state revenue, requiring an over 180 percent increase.
The newly inaugurated Board of Anambra State Housing Development Corporation was tasked with addressing the millions of housing deficits in the state and creating positive disruptive change in the sector. The board, chaired by former Deputy Governor of Anambra Emeka Sibeudu, was mandated to develop housing structures that cater to the desires of the people. The chairman expressed his commitment to this cause, pledging to bring about a transformative change in the state’s housing development. Gov. Soludo Inaugurates New ASHDC Members , Targets 180% Revenue Increase.
To ensure accountability and progress, the revenue board will evaluate its performance with the governor every three months. On the other hand, the housing board is expected to build model estates to tackle the housing deficit in the state. These developments will significantly improve the standard of living of the people of Anambra State, and the government hopes to achieve its goals through the hard work and dedication of the newly inaugurated boards.
Generating revenue is a crucial aspect of any government, and Governor Soludo of Anambra State recognizes this fact. The inauguration of the Anambra State Internal Revenue Service and Housing Development Corporation boards is an excellent step towards increasing the state’s revenue and addressing the housing deficits in the region.
The governor’s emphasis on the importance of generating revenue through the newly inaugurated Anambra State Internal Revenue Service cannot be overemphasised. The board’s primary objective is to create positive disruptive change in the housing sector, which will bring about a transformative change in the state’s housing development. The board will build model estates that cater to the desires of the people and improve their standard of living. Gov. Soludo Inaugurates New ASHDC Members , Targets 180% Revenue Increase.