NLC accuses politicians, multinationals of tax evasion

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Tuesday accused multinational companies operating in the country of reneging in their responsibility to the Nigerian state by refusing to pay the correct tax to the Nigerian government, but wire same to tax heaven.

President of the Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba who spoke at a Youth Tax Justice training, organised by Public Service International (PSI), said it was unfortunate that the Nigerian government has not prioritised the issue of payment of tax which can be used to develop infrastructure.

Wabba said apart from the multinationals that have refused to pay the correct tax to the Nigerian government, many Nigerians he referred to as the super-rich has also refused to pay the correct tax.

The NLC President who said it was the responsibility of all Nigerians to demand tax justice also indicted the nation’s political class, accusing them

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