Governor Ben Ayade has inspired the Igbo and different residents of Cross River State to withstand pointless taxation.
There have been instances of a number of and pointless taxation within the state regardless of the governor’s pleasant tax regime to companies.
Reacting to complaints of extortions by tax officers at his set up as Eze Ndi Igbo in Cross River State by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo through the celebration of the primary Igbo Cultural Day and the 28th anniversary of Nna Ndi Igbo of Cross River State, Sir Emmanuel Ezenwanyi, held in Calabar at he weekend, Ayade mentioned it was unlucky that such follow was nonetheless happening.
He mentioned one of many first payments he signed into regulation was for the eradication of taxes on the poor and low revenue earners to assist ameliorate their struggling, however that was not being heeded by some tax officers who’re bent on circumventing the regulation.
“Resist anybody who involves tax you unnecessarily as a result of when somebody comes to remove a generator utilized by a barber for not paying tax, it’s inhuman”, Ayade charged.