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Oyo Records Over N1bn Reduction in Domestic Debt in 9 Months Under Seyi Makinde


Latest figures from the Debt Management Office, DMO have revealed that the domestic debt profile of Oyo state reduced by more than 1billion naira, in the first 9 months of 2021.

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The report which was released during the weekend revealed that as of September 30, 2021, Oyo’s domestic debt stood at N93, 261, 798, 566.15 more than 1billion naira lesser than that of December 31, 2020, which was N94, 496, 184, 529.59.

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This figure further backs up Governor Seyi Makinde’s claims that the state is not being burdened by great debts as being peddled around by mischief makers due to massive projects going on in the state.

Further analysis of the reports by Statisense, a data tech company, revealed that the top 5 states with new domestic debts in the first 9 months of 2021 are Ogun state with N38.9b new debt followed by Sokoto and Lagos with N32.9b and N23.3b respectively.

Borno follows with N14.9b and Ekiti sits comfortably in the fifth position with N13.9b new domestic debt as of September 30, 2021.

Full list of the domestic debts of the 36 states as at September 30, 2021

Domestic debt of the 36 states as at December 31, 2020


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