Lagos: Commercial motorists to pay N800 daily levy for LG dues, waste disposal from February | TheCable

19/01/2022 7:12:00 AM

Lagos: Commercial motorists to pay N800 daily levy for LG dues, waste disposal from February | TheCable

Lagos: Commercial motorists to pay N800 daily levy for LG dues, waste disposal from February | TheCable

The Lagos government and transport stakeholders in the state have signed an agreement on harmonised dues to be collected from commercial motorists.

In a statement by the state government, Rabiu Olowo, commissioner for finance, was quoted as saying the levy was pegged at a flat rate of N800 which will be paid by commercial motorists on a daily basis.Olowo said the N800 covers the local government levy and the fee for waste clearing at motor parks, which is paid to the ministry of transportation, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA).

AdvertisementThe commissioner added that the harmonised levy will reduce multiple taxes and levies, eradicate harassment of bus drivers and provide reliable data.He also said the collection of the N800 levy will take effect on February 1, 2022, adding that tax cards would be issued to commercial motorists.

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Na wa oh, can't someone breathe again in this country anymore. Tax here and there..😤😤 Money must be raised for presidential campaign anyhow. Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere. realemmysky I believe this money is for the all day,will abero collect their won again? This sudden daily fee is purely for tinubu campaign.

Wetin govt dey provide for them, to have the conviction to make such demand? How much sef do they make on the average to take care of their homes? So, LG levy 800 ×25 days 20k/month ave. Rent Feeding School fees component Utilities? Fuel ? Misc Walahi, dis SWAGA dey gulp money

Lagos transporters to pay N800 daily, excluding RTEAN, NURTW duesThe Lagos State government expects that once a transporter pays the ₦800 at a point, he or she is expected not to pay at any other park or bus stop throughout the day. Lagos NURTW Nigeria Perfect! Hmmmm.... And you think your brother MC oluomo would take it easy with those drivers? I think it won't work cause this invention of yours will cause problems between drivers and thugs in Lagos state. The King and Lord TINUBU of Bourdillon will disagree aided by his minions.

Danfo, taxi, others to pay N800 daily levy from February 1 -Lagos govt - Punch NewspapersDanfo, taxi, others to pay N800 daily levy from February 1 -Lagos govt Election is near. It’s just ridiculous government always msde there shits known,they don’t give a fuck!! They want to extort us for their mismanagement shey? Govt no show love but hatred

Each Lagos commercial bus to pay N292,000 annually aside 'agbero' chargesAccording to Olowo, personal income taxes of the drivers will also be deducted from the N800 levy which commences with immediate effect. Wahala no dey finish How much the owners are making, Federal government is borrowing for looting & Citizens are paying with their blood .

Lagos Commercial Bus Operators To Pay N292,000 Annually Fee To State Government | Sahara ReportersThe new levy by government is aside tickets issued by the National Union of Road Transport Workers across the state. Ok now! But who will enforce it when all your agents are corrupted. Well, they will hike tfare by 100% What exactly are they benefiting from the govt?

UPDATED: Four die, 12 injured in Lagos-Ibadan Expressway auto crashFour persons have lost their lives while 12 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in a motor accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. God have mercy Check very well it may be as a result of pothole. God have mercy

Lagos holds retreat for union leaders | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World NewsAs part of efforts to build better relationships between labour leaders and government officials, Lagos State government, through the Ministry of Establishments, Training and Pensions, has organised a retreat for union leaders in the state. Huge inferno at SAO filling station in Ibadan

Present on Tuesday at the signing of the agreement, tagged ‘Consolidated Informal Transport Sector Levy’, were representatives of the state, local government, and various unions in the transport sector.Share on Telegram Lagos State government, on Tuesday, introduced a daily ₦800 consolidated informal transport levy for transporters in the state.Published 18 January 2022 The Lagos State Government has said that danfo, taxi, and other commercial vehicles in the state will begin to pay N800 levy daily from February 1, 2022.Top Story Each Lagos commercial bus to pay N292,000 annually aside ‘agbero’ charges The Lagos State Government has signed an agreement for the collection of what it called “Consolidated Informal Sector Transport Levy” designed to harmonise dues.

In a statement by the state government, Rabiu Olowo, commissioner for finance, was quoted as saying the levy was pegged at a flat rate of N800 which will be paid by commercial motorists on a daily basis. Olowo said the N800 covers the local government levy and the fee for waste clearing at motor parks, which is paid to the ministry of transportation, Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) and Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA). Lagos State finance commissioner, Dr Rabiu Olowo, who revealed this at… Lagos Deputy Governor, Dr. Advertisement The commissioner added that the harmonised levy will reduce multiple taxes and levies, eradicate harassment of bus drivers and provide reliable data. The agreement between the state, local government, and various unions in the transport sector, as well as some government agencies in Lagos State, was signed during a ceremony held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, Ikeja, according to the statement. He also said the collection of the N800 levy will take effect on February 1, 2022, adding that tax cards would be issued to commercial motorists. Lagos State government, on Tuesday, introduced a daily ₦800 consolidated informal transport levy for transporters in the state. “The N800 is a single structured collection of the monies payable to all government agencies and parties who are directly or indirectly associated with the transport sector,” he said. The agreement was signed between the state government, local government, various transport unions and some government agencies.

Advertisement “What the government has done is to organise the collection and reduce the multiplicity of levies and all sorts of taxes, dues and monies due to government from the transport unions. Lagos State finance commissioner, Dr Rabiu Olowo, who revealed this at the agreement-signing ceremony by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), local councils and transport unions , said that the consolidated levy collection will start February 1. He said the benefits of the levy included harmonising the collection process by putting a structure in place, reducing multiple taxes, dues, and levies to all agents of state and local governments, providing reliable data, eradicating harassment of bus drivers, and bringing collaborative engagements within stakeholders, among others. “Bus drivers will get tax cards, and the issue of arbitrary payments will be eradicated once they pay from the point of their loading each day.” ‘ N800 LEVY WON’T STOP NURTW TICKET’ On his part, Musiliu Akinsanya, chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers Union (NURTW) in Lagos, better known as MC Oluomo, said the N800 levy will not stop the union from collecting its “normal statutory levy”. Olowo added that the consolidated levy takes into consideration all the elements in a sane society. Advertisement “The harmonised levy will not affect the national union ticket. “The N800 is a single structured collection of the monies payable to all government agencies and parties who are directly or indirectly associated with the transport sector. What it is aimed at consolidating are all the levies collected by the government and it was the unions that approached the government to help us harmonise the payment of all the levies it has been collecting to prevent duplication of levies,” he was quoted as saying. He said that the state government expects that once a transporter pays the ₦800 at a point, he or she is expected not to pay at any other park or bus stop throughout the day. Though, the harmonised levy introduced by government does not affect tickets issued by the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW).

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