PDP LG Chairman has Asked POS Operators To Pay ₦5,000 Operational Levy
Many Deltans, including APC and PDP Chieftains, have taken to various social media to condemn the payment of ₦5,000 operational levy by POS Operators.
The Executive Chairman of Ethiope East Local Government Council, Honourable Ofobrukueta Victor, in a circular dated August 31, has ordered that all P.O.S Operators in the Council Area to pay ₦ 5,000 as an operational Levy.
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According to the Chairman, anyone Who Fails to abide by the new directive will attract serious legal action.
The Statement reads;
As part of the urgent need of the Ethiope East Local Government Council to have proper and approved P. O. S., operators in the Local Government Area, the Local Government has decided to notify you to pay your P. O. S., annual operational levy of Five Thousand Naira (N5,000.00) only.
A PDP Chieftain, Okorodudu Onoriode Paul who is not happy with the levy has condemned it and Asked the Chairman to Stop suffocating jobless and common people tax.
Describing the action of the chairman as uncalled for.
He wrote on his Facebook page;
The Executive Chairman of Ethiope East local government area, Honourable Ofobrukueta Victor please don’t suffocate the jobless people trying to survive with POS business in your Local Government Area.
Five thousand naira (#5, 000) tax as an operational levy on POS operators is uncalled for.
Most of them are doing business with loans from banks and cooperative societies.
Design programmes that will take jobless people from the street in your local government area.
Stop suffocating jobless and common people with your tax.
I’m in PDP but will never support this rubbish.
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