AMAC Illegal task collectors in Area 11 were apprehended by the AMAC Task Force Team.
AMAC Taskforce on Revenue Monitoring and Enforcement on Thursday raided popular area 11 traffic junction in Abuja, the nation’s capital city, overlooking the to dislodge over 10 suspected illegal revenue collectors who have turned the area into a tax collection center to innocent motorists plying the area.
The team comprising of the Nigeria Police, DSS and paramilitary agencies including the AMAC Taskforce team stormed the place, chased after the suspects and apprehended them for the illegal tax collection and other nefarious acts there.
AMAC illegal task collectors
It was observed that some suspected illegal tax collectors on sighting the AMAC Taskforce officials took to their heels, abandoning their materials, packs of Indian Hemps and other dangerous substances found at the area.
Part of the items recovered include big and small bag, illegal mobile advertisement permits, illegal receipts and papers, tablets and tubes of dangerous substances
Speaking to newsmen at the site, the Chairman AMAC Taskforce on Monitoring, Inspection and Enforcement, comrade Yunusa Ahmadu Yusuf, said the exercise became imperative as it was gathered that the hitherto dislodged illegal tax collectors lords and AMAC revenue diverters regrouping at the area.
Yunusa disclosed that the Executive AMAC directed them to work under the guidance of the Police, DSS and other security agencies who ensured that they revisited the place to dislodge the suspected task fraudsters in AMAC streets, as there no hiding place for their nefarious acts.
Yunusa said: “You know that AMAC Chairman had worked with several Police Commissioners on the issue and other security agencies. So we cleared the area and apprehended them we are moving them straight to mobile court prosecution.
“Yes, they are returning, but we won’t allow anyone to sabotage this administration and our operations will continue. the Council chairman since the inauguration of this Taskforce, he made it clear anyone found collecting AMAC revenue illegally will be arrested and prosecuted and there is no room illegal task collectors in AMAC any longer” he said.