The three tiers of government shared a total of ₦604bn in the month of October 2020.
This was disclosed by the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) in a communique it issued in Abuja after its meeting chaired by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Aliyu Ahmed.
Out of the ₦604bn, the Federal Government received ₦220.751n, states got ₦161.8bn, while the Local Government Areas got ₦120.58bn.
The communique stated that the oil-producing states received ₦31.9bn as 13 per cent derivation.
It further stated that the gross revenue that available from the Value Added Tax for October was ₦126.46bn against the ₦141.85bn that was distributed in September 2020, hence VAT in October dropped by ₦15.39bn when compared to what was recorded in September.
A distributed statutory revenue of ₦378.14bn was received for the month of October and this was higher than the ₦341.5bn received in September by ₦36.64bn.
The communique stated that from this amount, the Federal government received ₦166.19bn; states, ₦84.29bn; Local Government Areas, ₦64.98bn: while 13 per cent derivation was put at ₦21.58bn.