Delta State Government to introduce property tax

Delta State government, Property tax
Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa (Photo credit: Google)

The Delta State government under the leadership of Dr Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa, has disclosed plans to introduce property tax in the state.

The decision was reached today July 14, during the 7th virtual EXCO meeting held by the State executives.

According to a post on the Instagram page of the state government, the property tax “will positively impact the lives of the citizens and residents” of the state.

The post also revealed plans by the state government to first embark on an enumeration exercise before the taxes will be imposed on the citizens and residents of the state.

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The post read;

“As part of measures aimed at boosting its revenue base, the Delta State Government will introduce property taxes in urban areas of the state. This decision was reached at the 7th virtual EXCO meeting today — which was presided over by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa.

“In a post-EXCO briefing, the Commissioner for Information, Mr. Charles Aniagwu, said that the state government will first embark on an enumeration exercise.

“According to the Commissioner, the revenue generated from property taxes will help the state government to execute projects that will positively impact on the lives of the citizens and residents of the Delta State.”

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