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Adamawa State Sues Federal Government Over Alleged Unconstitutional FAAC Deductions

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Adamawa State has filed a lawsuit against the Federal Government at the Supreme Court over alleged deductions from the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC). The state is seeking a declaration from the Supreme Court that any deductions or withholdings made without constitutional backing be declared illegal and unconstitutional. According to reports, the state claims that these deductions have negatively impacted its ability to meet its financial obligations and provide essential services to its citizens. The case is currently pending before the Supreme Court, and the outcome will have significant implications for the fiscal relationship between the federal and state governments in Nigeria.

 

Citations:

[1] https://politicsnigeria.com/breaking-adamawa-state-drags-fg-to-supreme-court-over-alleged-faac-deductions/

[2] https://thenationonlineng.net/adamawa-goes-to-supreme-court-over-alleged-deductions-from-federation-account/

[3] https://dailypost.ng/2024/07/10/adamawa-sues-fg-over-deductions-from-federation-account/

[4] https://nasfm.com.ng/adamawa-challenges-federal-revenue-deductions-in-supreme-court/

[5] https://budgetpedia.ng/Download/317/adamawa-laws/1432/adamawa-state-consolidated-revenue-codes-updated

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