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Anambra Govt rakes in N100m monthly from Keke riders — AIRS Chairman

Anambra Govt rakes in N100m monthly from Keke riders — AIRS Chairman

Anambra state government has generated monthly revenue of  N100 million from tricycle operators alone in the state.

Richard Madiebo, chairman of Anambra State Internal Revenue Service (AIRS)  made the disclosure on Tuesday in Awka while briefing journalists on the success the state government has made through the digitalization of revenue collections.

He said that before the introduction of digital revenue collections in the state the government was generating N7 million monthly from the tricycle operators, but today it has risen up to  N100 million. According

According to him, the state government started digital revenue collections from the Keke riders and it has been successful.

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He also stated that government will replicate the model for all the revenue collections in the state. Madiebo said that the state government was still having challenges making people in the markets comply with digital payments.

“The Keke model will be replicated in all the markets in Anambra state. Though, we are having challenges for those in the markets paying in through digital means.

“Surely, we will keep to the  Keke model. Before now people are doing all things they want in the name of revenue collections, but now it can no longer work for them” he said.