Presidential candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has promised to reduce multiple taxation on tricycle riders and other Small Enterprises if elected as president in the coming 2023 elections.
Atiku, who spoke through one of his campaign directors Dr. Baraka Sani, disclosed this during a campaign rally with hundreds of tricycle riders Kano state in order to woe their support.
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Dr Baraka said they decided to engage the tricycle riders for their door-to-door campaigns movements and that they will serve as their ambassadors in the society.
While urging them to give Atiku Abubakar and the PDP the chances of ruling the country, the director said if elected, their presidential candidate will make it easier for the young people to own their own tricycles instead of working for some people.
“I can see that many of you are still young, and would certainly want a better future! Your hope is not lost! With Atiku Abubakar as your president, and will enjoy the $10 for MSME promotion in the business of women and youth!
“I can also see that many of you are still young and would like to go back to school, but haven’t been able to afford it! In an Atiku Abubakar education plan, there’s a provision for the award of scholarships and grants to young people especially in disadvantaged areas. In addition to making available, students loan to those who may want to go further.
“I’m sure you are bothered about heavy taxation by the authorities! This is because currently the economic and monetary policies on ground have contributed to ruining the value of our currency. Their only fall back is to apply multiple taxation, and to over tax the citizens in order to run the Government. This is unacceptable In an Atiku Abubakar government,” she said.