tax drive as it has continued to shut down major business outfits that
are defaulting in the payment of taxes.
Among companies shut down on Tuesday is Obasanjo Farms.
It is located at Oluyole Industrial Estate, Ibadan, which is owned by former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, PhD.
affected are banks, MRS oil, Black Horse, Heinemann Educational Books,
Lister Flour Mills, University Press Limited, Evans Brother, Brooking
House, Group Medical hospital, Butterfield bakery, Chicken Republic and
Some of the affected companies are located at Dugbe, Eleyele, Podo, Challenge, Onireke areas of Ibadan.
exercise coordinated by the Oyo State Board of Internal Revenue, OYBIR,
is being carried out by the combined task force team of the Oyo State
Inter-ministerial Enforcement Unit.
Speaking on the exercise,
OYBIR Chairman, Mr. Bicci Alli pointed out that the exercise became
inevitable because of the failure of the affected companies to comply
with the state tax laws after given the opportunities to do so. He
appealed to the affected companies to do the needful so as to have their
businesses back on track