NSHA Passes Revenue Harmonization Bill Into Law

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has passed into law a Bill for a Law to Provide for the Harmonization and Collection of All Revenues( Taxes, Duties, Levies, Rates, Fees Charges ETC) Due to the State and Local Governments in Nasarawa State and the Establishment of Relevant Administrative Structures and Other Purposes Connected Therewith.

Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House announced the passage of the bill into law after the House adopted the report of the House standing Committee on Finance and Appropriation on the bill presented by Hon Aliyu Dogara, the Chairman of the committee during the House proceedings in Lafia today.

The speaker appreciated members of the committee for a job well done and other members for their contributions toward the success of the bill while restating the House continued determination to work assidoulsy for the development of the state.

” We have cut short our recess to attend to this important issue as this bill is paramount to our people and the state at large.

” As the bill if assented to will boost revenue collection and will also block leakages as well as ensure transparency in revenue collection in the state

” A Bill for a Law to Provide for the Harmonization and Collection of All Revenues( Taxes, Duties, Levies, Rates, Fees Charges ETC) Due to the State and Local Governments in Nasarawa State and the Establishment of Relevant Administrative Structures and Other Purposes Connected Therewith read third term and passed, ” he said.

Balarabe Abdullahi also assured Gov. Abdullahi Sule of the House continued commitment to synergize with him in order to take the state to the next level of development.

The speaker directed the clerk of the House to produce a clean copy of the bill for the governor’s assent.

Earlier, Hon Tanko Tunga, the Majoirty Leader of the House moved a motion for the passage of the bill into law.

Hon Danladi Jatau, the Minority Leader of the House seconded the motion for the bill to read third term.

The House unanimously passed the bill into law.

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