The Ikeja branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has called on Lagosians not to be in a hurry to pay the reduced recently announced by the Lagos State Government.
The Chairman of the branch, Adesina Ogunlana, made call wednesday while addressing a press conference in Ikeja.
Ogunlana described the reduction as a sham, a farce and a fraud, adding that the rates prescribed now subjected to reduction is based on a fraudulently extractive foundation.
The state government reduced the Land Use charge as part of the conclusions reached at the meeting of its executive council chaired by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode.
The state government had jacked up the charges payable by 400 per cent as enabled by the Land Use Charge Law of 2018. Read more