Osun Self-Dependent In Revenue Generation

Osun State government has hinted its desire to make the state self-dependent in revenue generation.

The Acting Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the State Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Dayo Oyebanji, disclosed this while receiving Fidelity Bank team in charge of training in his office.

Oyebanji noted that the feat will be achieved even without increase in tax levies on any tax payer.

According to him, “without increasing tax levies whatsoever on any tax payer, the state of Osun Governor Rauf Aregbesola is now on the pathway to making the state self-dependent as far as revenue generation in the state is concerned.

“Part of the modalities employed to make a wholesome achievement in revenue generation is the engagement of staff, on tax related skill acquisition.”

Meanwhile, the days programme was set to engage Osun Internal Revenue Service (OIRS) Tax Station Managers, day training on more skill acquisition that would prepare them towards realizing increment in internally generated revenue in the state.

Therefore, the step taken on staff training, according to him, was borne out of dear need, to keep them abreast of the contemporary issues that are going on in the domain of revenue generation through the use of Point of Sale Terminal (POS).