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Sanwo-Olu: Lagos will do more for citizens if allowed to collect VAT

There has been a legal battle over VAT collection between FIRS and some state governments....

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has re-echoed his administration’s commitment to delivering on his campaign promises, stating that Lagos State will do a lot more for its citizens, if allowed to collect the Value Added Tax (VAT).

There has been a legal battle over VAT collection between FIRS and some state governments.

The Lagos governor had on September 10, 2021, signed into law the State VAT Bill that was earlier passed by the House of Assembly.

Sanwo-Olu, who spoke at the 61st National Independence Day Celebration service, which held at the Chapel of Christ The Light, Alausa in Ikeja, on Sunday, called for equity and fairness.