From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
Executive Chairman, Niger State Internal Revenue, Mohammed Madami Etsu, has called on stakeholders to support the state and local governments Revenue Law of 2020 to revamp the state economy and improve the livelihood quality of the citizens.
In a statement signed by the executive chairman in Minna, he explained that the law was initiated based on pressing economic issues because of the dwindling revenue of the state and Local Governments.
He said he had set up an implementation committee under the leadership of Alhaji Mohammed Murtala King, the coordinator of Revenue matters, and has since commenced touring entire local councils for sensitization of stakeholders, training of revenue staff and deployment of technology for immediate take off.
Etsu stated that the law is not meant to operate in isolation but to complement other existing revenue laws as provided in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended.