Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) has shared N655.932 billion to federal, states and local governments for the month of April 2023. A communiqué issued at the end of the FAAC meeting for April 2023 has said. The N655.932 billion total distributable revenue comprised of distributable statutory revenue of N364.654 billion, distributable Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue of N202.762 billion, Electronic Money Transfer Levy (EMTL) of N14.516 billion, N50.000 billion augmentation from Forex Equalisation revenue and N24.000 billion augmentation from the non-mineral revenue.
In April 2023, the total deductions for cost of collection was N28.108 billion and total deductions for transfers and refunds was N120.287 billion. The balance in the Excess Crude Account (ECA) was $473,754.57.The communiqué said that from the total distributable revenue of N655.932 billion; the Federal Government received N248.809 billion, the State Governments received N218.307 billion and the Local Government Councils received N160.600 billion. A total sum of N28.216 billion was shared to the relevant States as 13% derivation revenue. Gross statutory revenue of N497.463 billion was received for the month of April 2023. This was lower than the sum of N638.673 billion received in the previous month by N141.210 billion.
From the N364.654 billion distributable statutory revenue, the federal government received N180.659 billion, the state governments received N91.632 billion and the local government councils received N70.647 billion. The sum of N21.716 billion was shared to the relevant States as 13% derivation revenue. For the month of April 2023, the gross revenue available from the Value Added Tax (VAT) was N217.743 billion. This was lower than the N218.786 billion available in the month of March 2023 by N1.043 billion. The federal government received N30.414 billion, the state governments received N101.381 billion, while the local governments received N70.967 billion from the N202.762 billion distributable Value Added Tax (VAT) revenue. The N14.516 billion Electronic Money Transfer Levy (EMTL) was shared as follows: the federal government received N2.177 billion, the state governments received N7.258 billion and the local governments received N5.081 billion.