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Monday, 01 October 2018 13:56

1st. Aba Investment Summit 2018

The Abia State Government in partnership with the Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ACCIMA), and the Abia Think Tank Association has packaged a 3-Day Investment Summit to boost the Abia State Government's push towards returning the Enyimba City to its top position as the investment destination of choice, south of the Niger.

The Investment Summit which holds from 25 – 27 October 2018, at the prestigious Hotel Du Golf, Aba, will have in attendance top government policy makers, social, economic and technical experts, investors, entrepreneurs and financiers, to brainstorm on the business opportunities and investment potentials in Aba.

For details please contact Sam Hart on 0817 777 1306; Henry on 0803 675 8278 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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TARGET PARTICIPANTS

Abia State Government led by the Governor

National Assembly Members representing the Aba Metropolitan Area

Abia State House of Assembly led by the Speaker

Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture

Abia Think Tank Association

CEOs of Big Industries in Aba

Ambassadors and Economic Attaches of Foreign Embassies in Nigeria

Heads of Development Partner Organisations in Nigeria

Heads of International Development-Oriented Non-Governmental Organisations

Chief Executive Officers of Financial Institutions

Professional Bodies & Experts in the Investment Value-Chain

Aba Industrial Development Catalysts (Leather & Garment Union Leaders, Artisans, etc)

Aba Residents Association

Aba Landlords Association

Heads of Tertiary Institutions in Aba

Religious Leaders in Aba

Heads of Government Agencies in Aba

Youth Groups

Market Union Executives

Transport Union Executives

Aba Metropolitan Local Government Chairmen

Traditional Rulers

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Total expected participants - 500 Guests

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Aba BUSINESS Pages was there!

Surveyor Jay Onwukwe explains the benefits of Aba BUSINESS Pages (www.nwaba.ng) to Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State, at the just concluded First Aba INVESTMENT Summit that held at Golf Hotels Aba; as his entourage watches with rapt attention.

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Decisions Reached at The Meeting Between The Abia State Governor Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu And Stakeholders on Revenue Collection, Held on Monday, July 9, 2018

 

Following the meeting between Governor Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu and key stakeholders on the internally generated revenue collection chain, on Monday July 9, 2018, the following decisions were reached:

  1. Henceforth, only properly identified staff of the Abia State Internal Revenue Service, in partnership with the state's global consultant on IGR, CSDC, have the authority to collect revenue due to the state and local governments.
  2. Approved revenue collected on behalf of local governments is to be remitted to them by the state revenue collection agency after monthly reconciliation.
  3. The state government wishes to reiterate its decision to use recognized Trade Unions such as ASMATA, NURTW, ASATOA, Association of Importers, and others to enforce the collection of Flying Revenue from their members. Executives of the concerned associations are to contact the office of the Chairman of the Abia State Internal Revenue Service to obtain approved list of payable revenue.
  4. As much as possible, Flying Revenue can be collected through recognized unions and trade associations in the state to ensure that registered members pay as and when due.
  5. All corporate organizations operating in the state are to ensure that PAYE and other Taxes are remitted to the government as and when due, or face punitive action and sanctions as provided by law.
  6. Any policeman or security agent attached to a revenue collection team, other than the State Internal Revenue Service, is to be arrested and prosecuted for engaging in illegal duties.
  7. All revenue payments are to be made to the designated government accounts as will be published by the State Internal Revenue Service Agency.
  8. No Ministry, Department and Agency (MDA) of the state is authorized to issue revenue collection license or permit to any individual or group from henceforth.
  9. All revenue collection licenses or permits previously issued by MDAs are by this announcement nullified.
  10. Local government authorities are also expected to withdraw all revenue collection permits issued to agents with immediate effect.

The government wishes to assure citizens and residents that with these decisions reached, the era of multiple taxation and harassment of citizens by sundry persons is over in Abia State.

It is also hoped that revenue leakages within the state will be minimized and soon become a thing of the past with the full deployment of the new computerized collection system.

We therefore urge citizens to avoid patronizing fake revenue collection agents and report suspects to the nearest police station.

 

Source: Chief John Okiyi Kalu - Honorable Commissioner For Information

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