[BUSINESS NEWS] RIVERS INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE BLOCKS OFFICES OF NDDC

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AT THE HEADQUARTERS OF THE NIGER DELTA DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, NDDC, IN PORT HARCOURT WERE ON TUESDAY DISRUPTED BY OFFICIALS OF THE RIVERS STATE INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICES, RIRS.

 

THE RIRS DIRECTOR, MANSON ENDEBOH, WHO LED THE ENFORCEMENT TEAM, SAYS THE TAX AGENCY SEALED THE GATES OF THE NDDC HEADQUARTERS FOR ALLEGEDLY OWING THE RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT WITHHOLDEN TAX.

 

HOWEVER, SPEAKING ON BEHALF OF THE NDDC MANAGING DIRECTOR, NSIMA EKERE, THE SPECIAL ASSISTANT ON MEDIA, CHIJIOKE AMU-NNADI, EXPRESSED DISMAY OVER THE DISRUPTION OF ACTIVITIES AT ITS HEADQUARTERS, NOTING THAT IT HAS STARTED PAYING THE TAX.