Sponsored Links

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has once again criticized the federal government’s decision to effect increment in Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax, pension and National Housing Fund (NHF) deductions
– The governor said that as a ‘military head of state, Buhari used gun to deal with Nigerians, but now as a civilian president, he is using economic recession to punish Nigerians
– He described the policy as obnoxious and capable of impoverishing the already pauperised workers
Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti state has once again criticized the federal government’s decision to effect increment in Pay As You Earn (PAYE) tax, pension and National Housing Fund (NHF) deductions.
The increment which was applied on gross salary, making some of the workers to have as much 30% reduction in salary .
The governor said that as a ‘military head of state, Buhari used gun to deal with Nigerians, but now as a civilian president, he is using economic recession to punish Nigerians and adding salt to injury by using inhuman taxes to reduce workers salary,’ Vanguard reports. He described the policy as obnoxious and capable of impoverishing the already pauperised workers, especially now that the country is being pummelled by economic recession.
The governor said it was wicked and inhuman for any government to increase taxes on workers salary at this period of economic recession when “workers take home can no longer take them home,” adding that; “The federal government should stop believing that the only way it can take Nigeria out of recession is to impose obnoxious taxes that will further impoverish the people.”
In a statement issued on Sunday by the governor’s Special Assistant on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka, he said; “If government does not have capacity to increase workers salary at this trying period, it should not also increase taxes that will cause decrement in what workers earn.”
Reacll that the salary of federal government workers was reduced through increment in PAYE tax, pension, National Housing Fund (NHF), formerly based on consolidated, which were applied on gross salary. 



Fayose in reaction to this development said it appeared that the President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressives Congress (APC) federal government’s desire was to kill Nigerians with obnoxious taxes.
He said: “Buhari’s government increased petrol price from N87 to N145 per litre, kerosene; diesel and gas price was increased, electricity tariff was increased, N50 stamp duty was imposed on bank customers, N65 levy was imposed on every withdrawal on ATM, various bank charges introduced, custom duties increased and now workers’ PAYE tax has been increased.
“I sympathise with the federal government workers who only got to know about reduction of their salaries when they got credit alert last month, but they should remember that I warned them.
“Workers are already facing hardships owing to the economic recession, which has caused exchange rate to rise to as much as N480 to $1. The implication of this is that the purchasing power of a worker that is earning say N100,000 per month has reduced to less than N50,000 per month, meaning what such a worker bought at N10,000 this time last year is now should at N25,000.
“I therefore call on the federal government to reverse this decision so as to reduce the level at which the workers are suffering.”
Meanwhile the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that it is not interested in having the Ekiti state governor in the party.
This reaction is coming following statements credited to Fayose that he might leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) following internal crises that cost the party the Ondo election.


Follow Us on Twitter!

Like Us on Facebook!

Do You Need a Sugar Mummy, Sugar Daddy, Girlfriend, Boyfriend Wife or Husband? If Yes, Then Click Here For Details



OMG! See How These Angry Women Exposed Their Nak.edness in Public During a Violent Fight
OMG! See How These Angry Women Exposed Their Nak.edness in Public During a Violent Fight
SHAMEFUL ACT! Grandmother Cau ght Having S*x With Her Grandson In The Village (Warning: Only 18+)
SHAMEFUL ACT! Grandmother Cau ght Having S*x With Her Grandson In The Village (Warning: Only 18+)
 OMG! Man Cuts Off Cousin’s Head Because Of Money (WARNING: Very Graphic Content)
OMG! Man Cuts Off Cousin’s Head Because Of Money (WARNING: Very Graphic Content)
 World Biggest Anaconda Snake Found In America’s Amazon River
World Biggest Anaconda Snake Found In America’s Amazon River
Christians Wake-Up!!!!! If you are a Christian and you DONT share this, you are Wicked!
Christians Wake-Up!!!!! If you are a Christian and you DONT share this, you are Wicked!
UNBELIEVABLE!!! A Lady’s Bre ast Cut Off in Kaduna Because She Stole?
UNBELIEVABLE!!! A Lady’s Bre ast Cut Off in Kaduna Because She Stole?

0 comments:

Post a Comment

 
OmoVibes © 2016. All Rights Reserved.
Top