Governor Udom Emmanuel commends citizens for meeting civic obligations through effective payment of tax.

Governor Udom Emmanuel has commended citizens, other residents and businesses operating in the state for rising to their civic responsibilities especially in the area of payments of taxes to the government.

The Governor gave the commendation while speaking with Government House Correspondents at the Victor Attah International Airport on arrival from an official engagement outside the state.READ……Workers in Akwa Ibom assured of state government’s plans to implement new national minimum wage.

Governor Emmanuel who was speaking on the backdrop of reports that Akwa Ibom was among the states with remarkable improvements in terms of internally generated revenue in the country, however noted that much is still needed to be done in the area of improving the economy and provision of basic amenities that will encourage voluntary tax payment.

The Governor appealed for understanding and continued support to his administration noting that the government was operating in a harsh economic environment with rising costs of provision of services, high inflation and foreign exchange costs.


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