By Dirisu Yakubu, Abuja
National chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has chided President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress, APC, for what he called the overburdening of Nigerians with taxes and tariffs since assuming office in 2015.
Secondus in a statement issued on his behalf by his media aide, Ike Abonyi, noted that while other world leaders are raising stimulus packages to cushion the biting effects of COVID-19 to their citizens, “President Buhari is busy heaping more burden on the populace with his endless taxes and tariffs.”
According to him, “this action is strangulating the nation’s economy, killing Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs, and causing investors flight to other neighbouring countries where the business environment is conducive and friendly.
“I find it laughable and contradictory that a regime that multiplies the people’s taxes and hikes prices indiscriminately at this pandemic period is talking of…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper