Confab: No committee recommended that religious groups be taxed– Delegate




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Contrary earlier reports which indicated a the  ongoing national conference Abuja recommended religious groups across the country should be subject . The deputy leader of the South east delegates at the the conference,  Professor Obiora Ike at the weekend debunked the .

Prof. Ike is a member of the religious at the conference stated this while briefing reporters on happenings at the national conference. He said no recommended taxation for any religious group, noting the saddled the responsibility of discussing such – committee on religion –  did not even discuss the issue.

Ike, a Roman Catholic cleric said religious institutions voluntary, non-governmental and non-profit making institutions that add value the people.

However Ike said when the on religion submitted its to the of the conference, a member asked whether religious institutions should not pay if they engaged revenue generating ventures.

He also stated that if religious institutions go into business and register them, there need for such institutions to pay on the if the ventures are not for religious purposes.(Leadership)