Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has stated that the use of technology has assisted his administration in increasing the state’s Internally Generated Revenue.
Abiodun made the disclosure at the 2nd Southwest Secretaries to the State Government’s Forum, which was held in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital.
He went on to say that the utilization of technology had aided his administration in increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s revenue-generating agencies.
In his words; “We’ve realized that just by using technology, we have been able to increase our revenue generation; it has allowed us to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of our different revenue generating agencies, particularly our internally generating agency.”
“So, we’ve doubled our Internally Generated Revenue without unnecessarily burdening our people, this further underscores the need to continue to utilize technology in public administration”
“Today, in the southwest zone, we have financial capital, we have the industrial capital and we have the education capital here. In fact, this is a power-packed zone.
“We must continue to sit and meet to think through what we can do, to further be more efficient, to further continue to occupy our pride of place among the zones in the country and to continue to lead the pack,” Abiodun added.