Ekiti govt pledges flexible tax policy for investors

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Ekiti State Government has expressed readiness to operate a flexible tax policy to attract investment and boost business development in the state.

Also, the government restated its commitment to provide adequate security and other social facilities to propel investment and make the state a destination of choice for investors.

The state governor, Biodun Oyebanji, stated this, yesterday, while hosting directors of Premium Trust Bank, who paid him a visit in his office in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Oyebanji, represented by his deputy, Chief (Mrs.) Monisade Afuye, said the bank should not entertain fear while operating in the state with the recent ranking of Ekiti as the most secured and peaceful state in the country.

The governor said attracting investment to the state remains one of the pillars of his administration, saying that his government will provide every impetus that will guarantee safety and development of investments brought to the state under his watch.

Executive Director of the bank in charge of Lagos and South-West, Mr. Ademola Adeyemi, described the bank as the newest in Ekiti with the motive to operate in line with financial regulations to build the country’s economy.

Meanwhile, the state governor, Biodun Oyebanji, has described citizens’ reluctance to exercise their franchise during elections as a trend that must be tamed by stakeholders, saying it portends grave danger to electoral growth.

The governor, represented by his deputy, Monisade Afuye, stated this, yesterday, while monitoring compliance with the directive of the state government for residents to collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs).

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