On Secretariat Road, Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital Igbo shop owners staged protest on the exorbitant taxes by the Ago Fayose administration.
More than a hundred shops were closed down by officials of the Board of Internal Revenue (BIR) in an operation that began at 9am, including shop belonging to Zenith,Diamond bank and NNPC.
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″]The traders marched from their shops to the BIR headquarters opposite Old Governor’s Office and sang songs such as “We no go gree o, we no go gree”, among others.[/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″]Frightened BIR workers shut their doors on the protesters and didn’t open them until the 4pm closing time.[/vc_column][/vc_row]