Following the two-week ultimatum issued by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, for those owing ground rents to pay up or have Alfa stated that with the planned introduction of an online payment portal for the collection of ground rents, certificate of occupant (CoO), and others, transactions would be easier, and more monies collected by AGIS.
He disclosed that the online payment app was already developed and an official launch was been expected by the FCT Minister before the end of this year. The director explained that the platform will give the freedom wherever anybody is so that in the comfort of his home, he can log in and feed in some necessary information, which will lead to the payment of ground rent depending on the area and lines of his property.
“That is the way going forward, and very soon, we can launch that App into the remita, so the app will have an interface with the remita. “This is the first time in the inception of the FCT that we have somebody at the helm of affairs, the FCT minister, who cares about the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR).
“If you do not have revenue or you have dwindling revenues, you might not be able to embark on some capital projects as it were, so, ever since the honourable minister came in his wisdom.