Patience Jonathan’s hotel’s staff threaten to shoot FIRS officials

176, Patience Jonathan's hotel

Militants and some staff of Aridolf Resort Wellness and Spa, Yenagoa, a hotel that belongs to immediate past first lady, Mrs. Patient Jonathan reportedly attacked a team of Federal Inland Revenue Service Officials in the line of duty on Wednesday.

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The FIRS enforcement team led by Mr. Chinazor Edeh were at the resort located in the Okaka community to seal off the facility for an alleged non-remittance of Value Added Tax to the tune of over N10m, covering a period of 2014 and 2016, Punch reports.

“Some militants in the hotel took over the whole place. They threatened to shoot every member of the FIRS team, claiming that the enforcement was illegal,” the paper quoted an eyewitness as saying.

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