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Anambra State Govt Restates Tough Stand Against Illegal Revenue Collection, Touting

Anambra State Commissioner for Transport, Dr. Christian Madubuko says the battle against touting and all forms of illegal toll collection in the state must be fought to a standstill.

Dr. Madubuko who spoke during the apprehension of fake toll collectors in Onitsha regretted high incidences of fake revenue collectors in Onitsha and environs but assured of government determination to flush out perpetrators and their accomplices.

The Transport Commissioner stressed that they have cautioned them several yet to no avail hence the need to take action to stop the money which supposed to go to government from going into their pockets.

He insisted that the fake toll agents must expose who they are working for and will face the court, if found guilty, will go to prison.

The State Chairman, Anti Touting Squad operating under the banner of Focus Initiative against Touting, FIAT, Mr. Okwudili Ohanazoeze, said they were inaugurated on December 2019 by the state government with necessary security support to rid the state of touts and touting.

He added that they have enough manpower across all the twenty-one local government areas of the state to sanitise parks and other facilities being used by touts to defraud the masses.

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