Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Delta, Others Accounted for Top 10 Federation Account Allocations in 2013
By Chineme Okafor
The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has revealed that the top 10 recipients of Federation Account allocation in 2013 were Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Delta, Bayelsa and Lagos States.
Others in the top 10 bracket included Kano, Katsina, Oyo, Kaduna and Borno States.
The minister, who stated this in Ilishan, Ogun State yesterday, said it was not just the federal government that should be accountable to Nigerians but also the states and local governments, which should frequently account for how they manage the resources steadily accruing to them from the Federation Account.
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