Top States That Received The Highest Revenue Allocation In H1 2019

5 States Received The Highest Revenue Allocation In H1 2019

An analysis of FAAC disbursements for H1 2019 showed that the three tiers of government shared a total of N3.842 trillion.

Delta, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Rivers and Lagos states received the bulk of federal revenue in the first half of 2019.

The figure was 2.61% lower than the N3.946 trillion disbursed in the first half of 2018 but 37.79% higher than the N2.788 trillion disbursed in the first half of 2017.

Furthermore, the state governments received N1.335 trillion as a share of the national revenue while local governments received N792 billion.

Business Insider SSA looks at five Nigerian states with the highest revenue share within the period:

Delta 

H1 2019: N108.7 billion

Akwa Ibom 

H1 2019: N 86.12 billion

Rivers 

H1 2019: N75.84 billion

Bayelsa 

H1 2019: N66.76 billion

Lagos 

H1 2019: N58.1 billion

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