Govt halts illegal collection of fees

The attention of Imo State Government has been drawn to the continuing illegal collection of levies and molestation of innocent Imolites and motorists by unauthorized persons.

Such levies according to a release by the Commissioner for Information, Chinedu Offor include those for Youths Empowerment and development for drivers and conductors, Airport route permit for trailer Lorries and cars.

Others includes clearance receipts, road tax, vehicle refuse and salvage disposal, vehicle radio and television levies. For the avoidance of doubt, the State Government has banned all collection of levies until further notice.  Security agencies have been directed to arrest anyone found to be engaging in these illegal activities. Members of the public are advised to call these numbers –

08155777777 or 0807766666 to report offenders, the release stated.


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