PDP Gubernatorial aspirant, Jimi Agbaje has reacted to
Governor Fashola’s statement accusing his company of tax evasion in Lagos for four years. Jimi reacted in a press statement released this morning through his director of media. Find it below.
Mr. Jimi Agbaje expresses surprise at this rather personal
and unprovoked attack against his person by Governor Raji Fashola. Just in
January, the Commissioner for Finance sent a personal letter to Mr. Agbaje,
commending him for his faithfulness in payment of taxes relating to his
Governor himself would express sentiments clearly in contradiction to the
spirit and letter of that voluntary and unsolicited commendation from the
victory in the state, or how does one explain this recourse to personal attacks
recently embarked upon by chieftains of APC?
the directorship of the company in 2006, and this is on record with the state.
He is no longer involved in the running of the company. And today, he is not
even an Executive Director.
Commissioner for Finance in Lagos State, where Agbaje received commendations
for fulfilling his tax obligations. The letter from the Ministry says: “A
review of our payment records from 2011 shows that you have been consistent
with the payment of Land Use Charge on the above property (Agbaje’s residence
appreciation to you on your consistent fulfilment of your civil responsibility
and your singular contribution towards the development of the state.
ago said that Agbaje was too old to be Governor, although the PDP Candidate is
mudslinging by a desperado group that is up against a formidable opponent, and
it has only succeeded in staining the source.
GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE FOR LAGOS STATE