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Expert urges Abia to address multiple taxation, insecurityNigeria

Expert urges Abia to address multiple taxation, insecurityNigeria
Executive Director, Partnership Initiative In The Niger Delta (PIND), Dr. Dara Akala, has urged Abia State government to address the issues of multiple taxation, insecurity and difficulty..

Speaking to The Guardian, yesterday, Akala said PIND was collaborating with stakeholders to implement the long-term economic plan for the state.Ikpeazu, while receiving the Draft Plan from Akala, said his administration would position the state on the path of sustainable growth based on a homegrown plan.Dara Akala, has urged Abia State government to address the issues of multiple taxation, insecurity and difficulty in acquiring land for economic development.The governor also disclosed that his ambition was to grow the Abia State Gross Domestic Product (GDP) higher than the national average for the state to become a strong economic hub in the nearest future.

Executive Director, Partnership Initiative In The Niger Delta (PIND), Dr.He also recommended the adoption of a demand-driven approach in implementing the plan, which he submitted to the state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, in Umuahia.

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