Transportation

Oyo Govt. To Digitize Revenue Collection From Commercial Vehicles

Oyo state government is set to commence a technologically driven revenue remittance system for collection of levy from commercial vehicles, tricycles and motorbikes in the state to enhance its new Park Management System.

Indication to this emerged at a training organised for revenue agents by the state board of Internal Revenue in partnership with the Ministry of Works and Transportation held in Ibadan. 

Director of  the Project, Mrs. Mosun Obembe said an electronically generated ticket would be issued to commercial drivers and riders on daily basis to ensure levies collected were remitted into the state confers so as to boost the revenue of the state. 

Mrs. Obembe said the agents would work with the park managers and other stakeholders to ensure a seamless process and orderliness in the system 

In a reaction, representative of the Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Mr. Bolaji Oyekanmi while maintaining that the Park Management System initiative was rebranding in the transportation sector, He cautioned illegal revenue collectors to desist from the act or face the full wrath of the law 

Some of the participants at the training expressed confidence that the system would help to harmonize revenue collections from commercial riders and drivers in the state.

Adebisi Iyabo

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