Ekiti - Governor Ayodele Fayose has been allegedly
threatened by a Catholic diocese of Ekiti over the implementation of the
education tax in primary and secondary schools in the state, Punch reported.
According to the tax regime, school pupils in primary and
secondary schools are to pay N500 and N1000 in education development levy.
The Catholic Church has stated that it will not be paying
the money and has asked government to intervene in the matter.
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The church states that state government is supposed to provide
free education for every child.
Legal action has been however threatened against government
for the education tax, Bishop of the diocese, Felix Ajakaye, expressed.
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