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Colloquium : Don’t raise taxes,Tinubu warns FG

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…pleads with govt to work more for people
By Soni Daniel, Abuja
In what appears as a subtle disagreement with the Federal government’s planned increment on Value Added Tax, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has warned the administration not to raise taxes in the country.

From the left, Governor Gboyega Oyetola; Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State; APC Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu; Ooni of Ife and the Former Osun State Governor Chief Bisi Akande during the 11th Bola Tinubu Colloquium to mark the 67th Birthday of the APC Leader at the African Hall, International Conference Centre, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 28/03/2019

Rather than increase taxes, Tinubu, who spoke today at his 11th Colloquium at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, asked the government to widen its revenue sources so as to boost its base and do more for Nigerians.

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The former Lagos State Governor also asked the government to make power readily available to Nigerians under its ‘Next Level’ policy implementation and stop charging Nigerians exorbitantly for electricity not consumed.

The leader of the APC also requested the government to revisited its privatization and commercialization programme to make it more useful to the nation.

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