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Workers seek tax relief, suspension on loan deductions

Workers seek tax relief, suspension on loan deductions

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Workers in Lagos State have called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to consider workers at this critical time of lockdown by suspending all loan deductions and give some tax relief to workers. They also urged that he grants and facilitates interest free loans during the period with friendly repayment methods. Workers under the state’s council Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), noted that the measures became necessary following the sharp increase in dependents’ requests for support. The state council’s chairman, Gbenga Ekundayo and the Secretary, Aladetan Abiodun, urged the government on the need for proper identification, co-ordination and distribution of palliatives to the vulnerable citizens, whose source of livelihood have been disrupted by the lockdown. “It is indeed worrisome...