Our responsibility from today going forward is to put an end to illegal taxes on people,
According to the Governor of cross River State Professor Ben Ayade,the state has a tax law that prescribed those who are exempted from tax,
The Governor stated that all those categories of people and those that from time to time may be so announced by the Governor, including every single hotel that has less than 50 rooms in Calabar and in the whole state are exempted from payment of tax.
He also pointed out that all Okada drivers, taxi drivers, airport taxi drivers,small salon owners, small catering and restaurant points, mama put,eatery points and other small basic survivor business owners have been exempted from paying tax.
Governor BEN AYADE while briefing the press advised all crossriverians not to adhere to the demands of tax collectors that comes to them for taxation.
He further admonishes those in political offices to ensure that their agencies set out as a war class example for other states and countries to emulate.
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