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Churches, Mosques, Businesses To Pay Security Levy In Oyo

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Religious bodies, manufacturing, trading and other business organisations in the state will start paying levies.

These levies were imposed as part of efforts by the state government to generate funds in order to assist security agencies in their bid to maintain a crime-free state.

The categories of the levies were contained in flyers made available to journalists at an emergency stakeholders meeting conveyed by the state government, which was held at the House of Chiefs, Parliament Building, Secretariat, Ibadan on Tuesday.

At the meeting were the state commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude, representatives of the GOC of 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Odogbo Ibadan, Area Commanders, DSS, Customs, NSCDC, NDLEA, chief executive officers of banks and representatives of Manufacturing Association of Nigeria.

The flyers indicated that religious bodies in category A are expected to pay the sum of N60,000 annually while manufacturing and services in category A are to pay N100,000 annually.

The approved rates/ levies for class A (Large) in the manufacturing sector is N100,000, category B (Medium) is N80,000 while category C (Small) is N60,000.

At the meeting were the state commissioner of Police, Mr. Abiodun Odude, representatives of the GOC of 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Odogbo Ibadan, Area Commanders, DSS, Customs, NSCDC, NDLEA, chief executive officers of banks and representatives of Manufacturing Association of Nigeria.

The flyers indicated that religious bodies in category A are expected to pay the sum of N60,000 annually while manufacturing and services in category A are to pay N100,000 annually.

The approved rates/ levies for class A (Large) in the manufacturing sector is N100,000, category B (Medium) is N80,000 while category C (Small) is N60,000.

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