FACTS ABOUT 10 STATES IN NORTHERN NIGERIA - Snazzy.com.ng

Snazzy.com.ng

Welcome to the home of latest News, Accurate, Balance, Objective Coverage And Reportage, we cover these Areas: ICTs, Education, Info-tainment, Agriculture, Business, Culture, Crime, Events, Sport, Internet and much more .

Post Top Ad

FACTS ABOUT 10 STATES IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

Share This
1 ADAMAWA, created in 1991, has 21 local LGAs with a population of 3.1 million according to 2006 population census and workforce of 27,000. It earned 62bn from Federal allocation between May 2015 and June 2016. Its IGR is said to be 4.4bn and a monthly wage bill of 1.8bn as well as owing no salary. It has an airport not maximally utilized.

2 BAUCHI, created in 1976, has 20 LGAs and 4 .6 million population with 33,706 workforce. 72bn accrued to the state from FAAC between May last year and June this year. It has IGR of 5.3bn, 2.6bn monthly wage bill and owes workers 1 month salary. Bauchi airport is not maximally utilized.

3 BENUE, created in 1976, has 23 LGAs and a population of 4.2 million. The staff strength in the acclaimed "Food basket of the Nation" state is said to be 18,151, with 73bn disbursed to it by FAAC between May 2015 and June 2016. It had IGR of 7.6bn in 2015 with a monthly wage bill of 4.6bn and owes 5 months salaries. It has an Air force airport with the longest runway, though dormant except for military operations and occasional civilian activities . The state has commenced the construction of a cargo airport.

4 BORNO was created in 1976. It has 27 LGAs, 4 .1 million population, 25,000 workforce, 78bn FAAC within the period applicable to the above states, IGR of 3.5bn in 2015, 2.2bn wage bill and owes no salary. Borno airport is also not maximally utilized partly due to insecurity especially at some point in the past.

5 JIGAWA, one the the youngest states, created in 1991, has 27 LGAs, population of 4 .3 million and 23,000 workforce. It received 73bn from FAAC between May last year and June this year. Its IGR for 2015 is put at 5bn and has a 3.6bn monthly wage bill. Owes no salary. It has a dormant airport, occasionally used for hajj operations.

6 KADUNA, created in 1967, has 23 LGAs, over 6 million population, still according to 2006 population census. The state has 30,000 workers, got 83bn from FAAC during the period under review. Its IGR in 2015 is given as 11.5bn, monthly wage bill of 2.2bn and owes no salary. It has an airport mostly used during political campaigns and hajj operations.

7 KEBBI, was created in 1991, it has 21 LGAs and a ppulation of 3 .2 million. 22,314 workers are said to be under the state government payroll. It got 64bn from FAAC still within the period in review and had IGR of 3.5bn last year. 1.0bn wage bill is needed to pay workers and owes no salary. It has a dormant airport.

8 KOGI, created in 1991, has 21 LGAs, 3.2 million population, 22,000 workforce, 67bn FAAC from May 2015 to June 2016. The confluence state had 6.7bn IGR in 2015. Its monthly wage bill is 3.2bn and owes workers for 3 months. It appears the state is not interested in airport.

9 NIGER, created in 1976, has 25 LGAs, 3.9 population and staff strength of 30,445. 74bn went to the power state between May last year and June this year. It had IGR of 5.9bn last year with a monthly wage bill of 2.1bn and owes 1 month salary. It has a dormant airport.

10 SOKOTO, the seat of the Caliphate was created 1976, it has 23 LGAs, 3. 6 million population and 25,500 staff strength. 69bn went to the state from FAAC, 6.2bn was realized in 2015 as IGR. The state has a monthly wage bill of 1.9bn and owes no salary. It has an airport not maximally utilized.
SOURCE: OAGF, NBS

NOTE: The states were chosen for the analysis based on a number of factors they have in common such as geographical location, population, number of LGAs, workforce and revenues. Please, no political sentiment is attached. Interestingly, all the states under analysis are currently governed by the APC.

Post Bottom Ad