By Our Correspondent
Katsina state Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning, Alhaji Faruq Lawal Jobe has disclosed that the reintroduction of of development levy and cattle tax will assist in improving security in the state.
Jobe made the disclosure today while speaking at the opening ceremony of a public sensitization on the reintroduction of development levy and cattle tax in Katsina state.
He noted that in the past development levy and cattle tax made it possible for traditional leaders to know those living within their domain.
Jobe said the many economic challenges in the country has made it necessary for government to device ways generating revenue for development activities.
The commissioner added that they have gone round the 34 local governments of the state where they sought for people’s view on the reintroduction of the levy and the tax.
He further disclosed that the sensitization committee consist of all stakeholders from all sectors across the state.