List of Nigerian states with the highest foreign dept

(1) Lagos State, the commercial nerve-center of Nigeria, has
retained its position as the state with the highest foreign debt in
the country, with a foreign debt put at 1.45 billion dollars as at
June 30.
A document obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, from
the Debt Management Office (DMO), on Wednesday in Abuja, titled:
‘States, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Federal Governments’
External Debt Stock as at June 30, 2018,’ also detailed other
states’ external debts.
Following Lagos in a distant second is
(2) Edo, which incurred 279 million dollars.
(3) Kaduna, 232.9 million dollars.
(4) Cross River, 193.7 million dollars
(5) Bauchi, 134.9 million dollars.
(6) Enugu, 127.9 million dollars.
(7) Anambra owing 107.4 million dollars.
(8) Oyo, 106.34 million dollars.
(9) Ogun, 105.3 million dollars.
(10) Osun, 101.5 million dollars.
(11) Abia with 100.2 million dollars.
(12) Ekiti with 97.9 million dollars.
(13) Ondo with 81.4 million dollars.
(14) Rivers, 79.5 million dollars.
(15) Ebonyi, 67.9 million dollars.
(16) Kano, 65 million dollars.
(17) Katsina, 64.7 million dollar.
(18) Delta, 63.8 million dollars.
(19) Imo incurred 61.2 million dollars;
(20) Nassarawa, 61.4 million dollars.
(21) Adamawa, 57.8 million dollars.
(22) Niger, 55.7 million dollars.
(23) Bayelsa with 57.2 million dollars.
(24) Akwa Ibom with 48.3 million dollars.
(25) Kebbi, 46.7 million dollars.
(26) Kwara, 49.8 million dollars.
(27) Sokoto with 40.2 million dollars.
States with the lowest debt portfolio include
(28) Taraba, with 22.1 million dollars.
(29) Borno, 22.2 million dollars.
(30) Yobe, with 28.4 million dollars.
(31) Plateau with 29.6 million dollars.
(32) Kogi, with 32.37 million dollars.
(33) Jigawa, 32.80 million dollars.
(34) FCT, 32.83 million dollars.
(35) Zamfara, 34.2 million dollars
(36) Benue, 34.7 million dollars.
(37) Gombe, 38.5 million dollars.
NAN reports that the Director-General of DMO, Ms Patience Oniha,
had at a media conference on Aug. 14, said as at June 30, the
nation’s public debt stock increased marginally by 3.01 per cent
from that of Dec. 2017.

Be the first to get updated. Subscribe to our newsletter

Share This Post

2 Comments

  1. I like this post

  2. Ok

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>




Enter Captcha Here :