Federal Government deletes tweets which made majority of Nigerians angry


The Federal Government has now deleted the thread  which made majority of Nigerians  angry. An apology was also published after the "misleading tweets" were deleted.

The Federal Government  also apologized to Nigerians on Twitter after people expressed outrage following an announcement made via the platform.

In the tweeted post; 
Federal Government asked Nigerians to pick up self-certification forms from their financial institutions, complete them, and return. The aim, the FG said, is to help "financial institutions to carry out due diligence procedures in line with the Income Tax Regulations 2019."

The FG had announced that all account holders in financial Institutions are to undergo another compulsory registration exercise different from BVN, baring which there will be consequences (click here to read ).

In the apology note, FG aslo explained that the registration doesn't  apply to "everyone".

Read apology tweet below; 

The notice contained in the @firsNigeria Notice does not apply to everybody. FIRS will issue appropriate clarification shortly and we apologize for the misleading tweets that went up yesterday which is now deleted, regarding the completion of self-certification forms by Reportable Persons."

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