By Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
The Yobe State Chairman State Council of Traditional Rulers the Emir of Fika Dr. Muhammadu Abali Ibn Muhammadu Idrisa has called on the management of Yobe State Internal Revenue Service to block all leakages in the collection process in order to remit hugely to the treasury of the government.
The Royal Father made the plea when staff and Management of the Yobe State Internal Revenue Service paid him a courtesy visit at his palace in Potiskum town.
He added that “you should double your efforts towards enlightening people on the importance of paying tax”.
In his remarks, the acting Chairman of the Yobe State Internal Revenue Service, Idris Mohammed Disa they are in the palace to seek blessings as they embark on improving their revenue generation drive in the state, “as part of efforts towards improving revenue generation in the State Internal Revenue Service deemed it fit to organize a sensitization meeting with the critical stakeholders on Inter State Road Tax Sticker (ISRTS) and Single Haulage Fees (SHFs) in Potiskum on Tuesday 19th December, 2023”.
“Your Royal Highness, these are streams of revenue that were introduced by the Joint Tax Board (JTB) nation-wide to avert multiple taxations on the nation’s highway, like many other states, Yobe State has since keyed in the programme “.
“It is against this background that the Yobe State Internal Revenue Service sees it as a mark of honor to pay a courtesy visit to His Highness