Obio/Akpor Local govt in Rivers Council Boss releases tax collection notice, warns the public of defrauders.


This is to inform the general public that the Obio/Akpor local government council has not authorized or mandated any taskforce, committee or persons to collect taxes or impound vehicles in the area on its behalf.

To this end, the Obio/Akpor local government council is advising those doing business in the area to report anyone who come to harass them for non-payment of taxes or impoundment of vehicles to security agencies.

Divisional Police Officers DPO’s in Obio/Akpor are by this announcement mandated to arrest and prosecute those who go about to defraud members of the public under the guise of working for the council.

We also wish to state categorically that the only tax collected by the Obio/Akpor council is the one approved by the Rivers state government and is done through the bank and not collected by hand.

Be guided.


Hon. Prince Solomon Abel Eke JP.
Executive Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Council.

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