Kaduna Journalists agog as FIRS, Afropolitan Media training on Tax Rudiments begins
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) in conjunction with the Aftopolitan Media Limited, on Tuesday commenced training of journalists in Kaduna on the role of the FIRS in driving nation’s tax administration for nation building .
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Hajiya Aisha Umar Haliru, MD/CEO, Afropolitan Media Limited said in her welcome address that the one-day sensitisation workshop organised by Afropolitan Media Limited in collaboration with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), was to broaden the knowledge of journalists on tax matters .
According to her, “the workshop aims to bring participants up to date on current challenges faced by tax authorities like the FIRS and the importance of the media reporting these challenges ethically and responsibly in close collaboration with the FIRS and other tax bodies at the sub-national levels & for the education of the taxpaying public.”
She revealed that the workshop is compartmentalize into two sessions of 30 minutes of lecture each and a 10-minute question & answer time