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6 Abuja Area Councils, Others Receive N4.8 Billion Cash Allocation For December 2023

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has disbursed the sum of N4.816 billion to the six Area Councils and other stakeholders as statutory allocation for the month of December, 2023.
The amount represents a slight increase when compared to N4,729,281,486.64 shared in the month of November, 2023.
The Minister of State for the FCT, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud, who presided over the 185th Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC), meeting, expressed satisfaction over the synergy between the Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) and the Area Council authorities as regards waste collections and management.
On the report submitted by the FCT Primary Health Care Board, the Minister tasked the Board to expand its scope beyond the routine immunization, stressing that drugs and personnel should also be given adequate attention.
Breakdown of the figures released during the JAAC meeting indicates that the sum of N2,364,151,892.54 was made available for distribution to the six Area Councils, while the sum of N2.452 billion was made available to other stakeholders, bringing the total sum to N4,816,227,915.56.
Similarly, distributions to the six Area Councils shows that the Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), received N549,980,396.03, while Gwagwalada got N371,095,234,.30 and Kuje received N402,341,400.14.
Other Area Councils include, Bwari Area Council, which received N364,674,660.98, Abaji got N313,335,126.30, while Kwali received N362,725,074.79, bringing the total sum to N2,364,151,892.54 disbursed to the six Area Councils.
Distribution to other critical stakeholders include Primary School Teachers, which got N2,069,585,348.67; 15 percent Pension Funds took N226,478,989.57 while One percent Training Fund got N48,162,279.15, even as 10 percent Employer Pension Contribution received N107,849,405.63, bringing the total sum to N2,452,076,023.02.

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