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Government Do Not Need Approval To Make Taxes Free And It Doesn't Go Against The Law- Osafo-Maafo

Current Senior Presidential Advisor for the incumbent President His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has revealed that it is not unlawful for the government or any governmental institution to forgo taxes.

The former Finance Minister and Senior Minister of the Republic of Ghana on the 19th of November, 2021 at Badwam on Adom TV made it public and known to the host, Omanhene Kwabena Asante that, there is nothing illegal about the government making taxes free.

Honourable Yaw Osafo-Maafo is a former Member of Parliament for the Akim Oda constituency from 1997 to 2009 and has served in other ministerial positions. He can be said to know certain things about what the law requires and what it does not, things that go against the law and things that do not.

Hon. Yaw Osafo-Maafo started by revealing that road tolls only generates GHS 78m and that is not enough. It is not an enough reason to cause traffic jams and even cause inconveniences. People even lose their lives when moving to the hospitals and all that. It is good these road tolls have been removed.

He was asked if it is lawful to put an end to road tolls. Osafo-Maafo said that, government only need approval from Parliament to generate or receive taxes but they do not need approval to forgo taxes so the Highway Authority did not go contrary to any law when they stopped people from paying or taking road tolls.

Hon. Yaw Osafo-Maafo also said, the Highway Authority takes road tolls and they said they don't need the revenue again, what wrong have they done.


Below is the link to the claims he made on Badwam this morning.

https://www.facebook.com/225839404184699/posts/4138624002906200/?app=fbl

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Badwam Omanhene Kwabena Asante Osafo-Maafo Republic of Ghana Yaw Osafo-Maafo

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