Free CAC Registration: Lawyer petitions ICPC, decries Aggregators amassing N700 from Nigerians [VIDEO]
A authorized Practitioner, Ujong Okpa, Esq. has petitioned the Unbiased Corrupt Practices and Different Associated Offences Fee over the unlawful methods deplored by the company affairs fee aggregators to gather cash from Nigerians.
In a petition titled “REPORT OF CORRUPT AND ILLEGAL PRACTICES OF CAC MSMEs AGGREGATORS CONTRARY TO SECTION 8(1) OF THE ICPC ACT 2000″ and made out there to BarristerNG, Mr. Okpa acknowledged that he refused to pay the mandated N700 by the Fee’s aggregators and captured it on tape.
A part of the petition reads “I’m a authorized practitioner who by advantage of his being a citizen of Nigeria is entitled to the free registration of 250,000 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises the Federal Authorities dedicated itself to register as a part of the submit Covid-19 pandemic survival intervention in assist of enterprise inside the nation.
“In view of this, the Federal Authorities via the Company Affairs Fee (CAC) employed 37 Aggregators throughout the assorted states of the nation, together with the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to keep away from visitors on the CAC web site and decongest the CAC places of work throughout the nation. Of the 250,000 companies earmarked to be registered, every state was allotted 6606 slots, apart from Abia, Lagos and Kano that had been allotted 7906, 9084 and 8406 slots respectively.
Recall that it was introduced on Media (Tv, Radio and Company Affairs Fee web site) that the registration can be completely free. Nevertheless, the assorted Aggregators have taken benefit of the state of affairs taken to illegally, corruptly and fraudulently receive cash from residents who come ahead to register their enterprise names whose accumulation equals thousands and thousands of Naira. The Cross River State aggregator, as an example, expenses N2000 for every enterprise title to be registered whereas that of Taraba State expenses N700. The unlawful cost quantity varies, relying on the subjective comfort of every aggregator. That is however the truth that the assorted Aggregators have been paid by the Federal Authorities for the companies they render, together with for the stationery price.
“This appalling discover got here to fore once I went to the Taraba Aggregator yesterday, the twenty ninth of October, 2020, to profit from the benevolence of the Federal Authorities solely to behold the huge oppression of residents and was instructed my Registration Kinds wouldn’t be collected from me until I paid the mandated N700. Since I knew my proper and was equally conscious that such act was corrupt, I refused to pay however as a substitute took some movies as proof.
“The Taraba Aggregator’s workplace is located at Brothers Web Cafe, Brothers Filling Station adjoining MTN Workplace, Hammaruwa Approach, Jalingo and his different particulars might be present in Aggregators’ Checklist launched by CAC connected to this report.”
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