The management of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGRIS) solicits for partnership with the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) In the area of Data Capturing in order to enable them effectively Tax individuals and businesses within Kogi state.
The Acting Executive Chairman of KGIRS, Mallam Yusufu Abubakar, led his team to NIMC office in Abuja on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 to seek collaboration with the commission considering the significance of NIMC in management of primary data for all Nigerian citizens and residents.
According to the chairman, the exercise will help KGIRS to ascertain the population of residents in Kogi state and also to know the type of businesses they operate within the state.
In response, the Director General of NIMC, Engr Aliyu Abubakar Aziz, promised the Management of KGIRS that the Commission has concluded arrangements to allow KGIRS take part in the data capture of the 2.3 Million residents of the State that are yet to be captured on the NIN database.
He stated that, so far only about 1.1 Million people have been captured in the State by the Commission.
The Director General of NIMC also assured the Management of the Revenue Body that the Commission’s 3rd level verification access will be provided at zero cost for the first 90 days and a possible data capture license will be issued due to the low level of penetration observed for Kogi State.
Amongst those in company of the Acting Executive Chairman to the Commission were Mr. Sani Isah Adinoyi, Head, ICT, and Mr Adim Okolie, the Kogi Internal Revenue Service Consultant on Central Billing System.