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Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, Vol.5, No.3, Sep. 2019, Pub. Date: May 31, 2019
Need for Discipline Among Civil Servants in Raising and Managing Internally Generated Revenue in Abia State, Nigeria
Pages: 126-138 Views: 221 Downloads: 130
Authors
[01] John Nkeobuna Nnah Ugoani, Department of Management Sciences, College of Management and Social Sciences, Rhema University, Aba, Nigeria.
Abstract
The study was designed to explore the relationship between discipline among civil servants in raising and managing internally generated revenue in Abia State in Nigeria. The issue of low IGR has become endemic in states in Nigeria as a result of indiscipline and corruption among civil servants in PFM. While Lagos state is reputed for being the highest in IGR in the world. IGR in Abia state is on the downward trend. Exploratory research design was employed for the study and data collected from secondary and primary sources were analyzed through descriptive statistical technique; and the result showed a strong positive association between discipline and IGR. It was a major recommendation of the study that the FRs must be complied with by civil servants to ensure probity and also to promote voluntary compliance in payment of taxes that would increase government revenue.
Keywords
Discipline, Visible Social Contract, Political Will, Good Governance, Corruption
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