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Once more, NIPOST Fires FIRS On Stamp Accountability Account

The Nigerian Postal Provider (NIPOST) has requested Nigerians to forget about the Federal Inland Earnings Provider (FIRS) stand that it operates an unlawful stamp responsibility account.

In a commentary by means of the Normal Supervisor, Company Communications of NIPOST, Franklin Alao, the company identified that handiest the Central Financial institution of Nigeria (CBN) operates the Treasury Unmarried Account opened for stamp responsibility.

It mentioned allegations from the Director of Communications and Liason of the FIRS, Dr Abdullahi Ismaila, that NIPOST operates such account was once false and a planned act of incorrect information.

The commentary reads: “NIPOST needs to reinstate that underneath the extant regulations of Nigeria to wit NIPOST Act 2004 supplies and vest only in NIPOST the facility to print adhesive postage stamps, which is the device for denoting paperwork and different transaction tools in compliance with the provisions of the Stamp Tasks Act.

“Traditionally, the Submit in Nigeria, similar to within the comity of countries, has at other occasions produced adhesive postage stamps and income stamps for the Federal Govt. It’s to this finish that NIPOST seeks the correct implementation of the Finance Act.

NIPOST is subsequently bowled over when FIRS took to the twitter to name out the Chairman, NIPOST Board, Barrister Maimuna Yaya Abubakar, who handiest attempted to carry the eye of the Provider and public that NIPOST could be emasculated if the Act isn’t correctly applied.

“Extra so when there was once a gathering between FIRS and NIPOST in July 2013 within the workplace of the Govt Chairman of FIRS and determination reached that “NIPOST is statutory duty-bound to give you the stamps for use by means of FIRS at each federal and state ranges.

“We need to reassure participants of the general public that NIPOST as a accountable executive establishment has at all times operated throughout the ambit of the regulation.

“We, subsequently, urge most people to put out of your mind the commentary credited to the Director, Communique and Liaison, FIRS at the factor”