Core Values

Section 85 (5) of the 2011 amended constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria provides for the establishment of the Ministry of Finance in the State. As it is constituted presently the Jigawa State Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning brings the Treasury and the Budget and Economic Planning Directorate (BEPD)under one roof. It also supervises the board of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Jigawa State Savings and Loans. Seven main functions were identified for the Ministry during the functional review conducted earlier in the year. The functions broadly cover the following area:

  • Management of financial resources of JSG.
  • Disbursement of funds.
  • Revenue Mobilization/generation.
  • Formulation of annual budget.
  • Representation of the State Government in Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
  • Issuance of loans to civil servants.
  • Supervision of BIR, Savings and Loans.

Core Mandate

The Ministry core mandates are as follows:

  • Chief custodians of state funds
  • Disbursement of funds to all MDAs
  • Effective expenditure control and reporting and
  • Supervision of the development of economic planning strategies.