Thursday, August 11, 2022
Oyo Government Shuts Union Banks, FCMB, MTN Over Failure To Pay Tax

Story By Akinola Emmanuel

The Oyo state internal revenue board on Thursday morning shut the Felele branch of Union bank, FCMB, Felele branch and MTN office, Challenge over their failure to pay tax.

The team led by a senior director in the board had in its entourage officers of the NSCDC, fire service, officials of the board and selected journalists.

The exercise almost turned into crisis at FCMB when the manager of the bank insulted the team but the bank was later sealed up while officials of MTN also attempted to stopped the exercise when some of its senior managers prevented the state government officials from shutting down their facilities.

At Mobil petrol station, Challenge, the team shut the filling station for failure to pay their harmonised tax bill totalling to over fourteen million naira.

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