By Echeburu Oby
The Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS) and the FCT Land Administration Department will from January 1, 2021 receive only payments made through REMITA online Platform for its services.
AGIS Director, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Jalo disclosed this at a meeting with top management staff of the organization on Monday.
Jalo stated that the voyage to the online payment system is to safeguard improved service delivery to the public and also, ease customers’ payments, which can be done from the comfort of their homes.
He further clarified that these payments would be done through the REMITA platform which can also be accessed through a customer’s mobile phones and other gargets, as bills will be generated electronically. Payments for these services include the Fresh Application, Ground Rents, Legal Search, payment for premium, Power of Attorney, Deed of Assignment, obtaining Certified True Copy, Title registration, application for sub-divisions, Deed of sub-Lease, as well as consent to assign.
“This action is needed in the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) and the willpower of the government to optimize its revenue collections,” he added.
He insisted that “All individuals and corporate organizations doing business with AGIS and FCT Land Administration Department should note, that effective January 2021 all revenue collections are expected to be on the REMITA platform only”.
Jalo said that AGIS / Lands Department are already finalizing all necessary arrangements to make the migration hitch free. This action is also incompliance with the TSA Account policy and principles of the Ease of Doing Business of the Federal Government.