Civil Society groups under the umbrella of ActionAid Nigeria (AAN), Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) Christian Aid and others has called on the Federal Government to improve market information and transparency by implementing the National Tax Policy, promoting the commitment to progressive taxation.
The group was reacting to the trend around the Federal Government’s effort to improve revenue mobilization to fund development in Nigeria.
They called on the Federal Government to take measures to improve financial transparency while cooperating with regional and international bodies to address the issues of illicit financial flows.
In a joint press release issued at the weekend , the group said the federal government to again beam its searchlight on illicit financial flows from Nigeria as it represents a source of substantial revenue leakage and loss to government.
They said with a bid to devising practical strategies for preventing the outflows as a way of also capturing revenue due to government and made available to provide services the citizens