NCC reveal plans to deploy new technology to verify levies,tax and other payments
NCC reveal plans to deploy new technology to verify levies,tax and other payments .
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has reveal plan to deploy new technology to verify annual operating levies (AOL), tax and other payments by network service providers to the Federal Government.
Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbata, made the revelation when he appeared before the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee to Investigate the Duplication of Functions of Agencies of the Federal Government.
He told the Adhoc memorandum of understanding have have signed with the consultant that will deploy the technology solution that will enable the Agency independently verify the amount of annual operating levy (AOL) and other taxes
He said the Commission, which is self funding, recently successful auctioned spectrum where over half a billion dollars was generated for the Federal Government and transferred to the consolidated revenue fund .
Earlier, the Chairman of the Ad hoc Committee, Hon Victor Mela-Danzaria in his introductory message emphasized that research, revenue generation and service delivery are critical conditions in the consideration process for merging or crapping agencies of government.
Danzaria underscored the need for productivity by agencies of government ,order than having many Director-Generals who do not deliver the required services to Nigerians.
He however noted that the mandate of the committee also include to investigate duplication of functions and counter productivity of agencies for possible merger.
Some of the agencies under consideration were Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Nigerian Broadcasting Commission (NBS) and the Nigerian Communication Sitelight.
Others are, the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Galaxy Backbone, National Boundary Commission and Border Communities Development Agency.
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