Multiple taxation worsening inflation, affecting many families – Traders tell govt

Nigerian traders, under the auspices of Market Traders Association of Nigeria (MATAN) have disclosed that multiple taxation by government will lead to more inflation across the country.

The traders, who spoke on Thursday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, added that multiple taxation by the government would lead to increase in price of goods and services.

The traders made these declarations during the flagg-off of the benefit scheme enrollment for traders, held at the Lekan Salami stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan.

Some of the those who spoke at the event included National President of the association, Hon. Jamilu Abbas, MATAN Chairman in Oyo State, Princess Folasade Nurudeen, Chairman, Project Committee of the scheme, Amb Olakunle Johnson and MATAN Boad of Trustee, Hon. Muhammad Labaran.

They explained that multiple taxation would affect many families negatively.

Abbas, while speaking, explained that the programme was organised in order to address the menace of multiple taxation…

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