…Northern govs say states enacting VAT laws’ll cause multiple taxation
…Add: Power rotation unconstitutional
…Explain why Lagos accounts for 50% of VAT
…Seek urgent action on NLTP to speed up transition away from open-grazing
…Urge security agencies to sustain battle against bandits, kidnappers, B-Haram
…Sultan decries non-implementation of policies
…Northern govs only exercised their right to free speech — Southern govs
By Dayo Johnson, Regional Editor, South-West & Clifford Ndujihe
Governors of the 19 northern states yesterday rejected their Southern counterparts’ call that the next president must come from the South and practically drew the battle line for 2023 contest.
They also kicked against collection of Value Added Tax, VAT, by states, saying it would not only lead to multiple taxation, but also scuttle interstate trade.
However, their resolutions were noted by their Southern counter-parts, whose chairman, last…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper