By Yabagi Abdullahi Umar
The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KG-IRS) has given its consent to partner with Built Environment and Building Materials (BEBM) Exhibition in order to sensitize the populace on taxes and rates payments in the state as part of this year’s programme.
The Chairman of BEBM, Mr. Oladipo Makakese Bayode said the partnership became necessary considering the need to generate more revenue for the state to ensure adequate service delivery by the government to its citizens as well as guarantee proper organisation and coordination of building manufacturers, sellers and builders in the state which would further lead to quality buildings and construction edifices.
He said the event which is to hold at Idrinana Hotels and Suites on 7th December, 2022, at 2:00 pm is themed: Taxes and Rates payment; A responsibility for development.
The keynote speakers according to him are the Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Budget, Finance and Economic Planning, Mr. Asiwaju Asiru Idris, Hon. Sule Salihu Enehe, the acting Executive Chairman, Kogi State Internal Revenue Service as well as Prof. E. E. Lawal, Faculty of Social Science, Federal University, Lokoja.
He promises the event to be highly educating and an avenue for shared experiences by professionals.
He stated further that the BEBM is an annual event that started since 2016 has been able to expose manufacturers and builders to emerging ideas to better make their services better.