A bunch of Nigerians have petitioned the Federal Inside Income Service FIRS, demanding the 2015 and 2016 tax receipts of former Vice President now Presidential candidate of PDP in 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar.
Within the letter signed by the duo of Nelson Ekujumi and Solomon Sobade, the group stated data at their disposal exhibits that Atiku didn’t pay his Private Earnings Tax for a number of years and solely ran to the FIRS in April this 12 months to pay the back-log of solely his 2015 – 2017 taxes to satisfy up with the necessities of INEC.
Atiku’s marketing campaign group is but to react to this allegation.
Friday, November 16, 2018
The Government Chairman,
Federal Inland Income Service,
20 Sokode Crescent,
Wuse Zone 5,
REQUEST MADE UNDER SECTION 1 (1) AND (2) AND SECTION four(A) OF THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT:
REQUEST FOR THE 2015 AND 2016 TAX RECEIPTS OF ALHAJI ATIKU ABUBAKAR
We’re Nigerians dedicated to enthrone honesty and integrity in public workplace and the sustenance of true democracy.
It’s on this regard that we write to you beneath Part 1 (1) and (2) and Part four(a) of the Freedom of Data Act to make accessible to us the 2015 and 2016 Private Earnings Tax receipts of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar who’s the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) for the 2019 Presidential elections.
Data at our disposal is that Alhaji Atiku Abubakar DID NOT PAY HIS Private Earnings Tax for a number of years and solely ran to the FIRS in April this 12 months to pay the back-log of solely his 2015 – 2017 taxes to satisfy up with the necessities of INEC. Therefore, in submitting his INEC varieties, he solely produced his receipt for 2017 tax which was paid in April, 2018. Kindly discover hooked up his INEC varieties with solely his 2017 tax receipt. HE DELIBERATELY OMITTED TO ATTACH HIS 2015 AND 2016 TAX RECEIPTS.
As somebody who constantly says he’s taken with getting Nigeria and its financial system working once more, it’s important Nigerians know whether or not he has been paying his Private Earnings Taxes AS AT WHEN DUE.
Consequently, we request for his 2015 and 2016 Tax receipts to determine whether or not he paid his taxes AS AT WHEN DUE.
TAKE NOTICE that you’re to satisfy our calls for inside SEVEN (7) working days of the receipt of this letter.
TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that in case you fail, refuse and/or neglect to take action, we will be heading to courtroom to compel you to so do.