The Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS, has established that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the InterPol to combat illegal tax evasion, stop leakages and boost government revenue.
This was made known in a statement by the FIRS as the Executive Chairman of the agency, Mr Mohammad Nami signed the agreement on behalf of the FG.
Also at the agreement-signing ceremony was the Vice President (Africa) of INTERPOL, Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Garba Baba Umar, who signed the MoU on behalf of the Interpol.
Nami said, “We signed an MOU with the INTERPOL. This marks an important milestone between our two institutions.”
The tax agency added that when the partnership is fully implemented, it would open new sources of revenue to the government of Nigeria and also help to plug leakages.
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