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Anambra: Trailer drivers protest against N30,000 Levy by Soludo

Trailer and lorry drivers, in the early hour of Friday, blocked the Enugu-Onitsha, Onitsha-Owerri expressway, Niger Bridge Head and all the roads that leads into and out of Anambra State through Onitsha, protesting government’s tax on trailers, lorries, truck and other vehicles bringing goods into the state.

Governor Charles Soludo had imposed a levy of N30,000 for trailers loading and offloading goods in Anambra State.

Other vehicles on which the levy was imposed includes lorries and trucks, which have their own amount, ranging from N25,000 and N20,000 respectively, for 10 and six tyres lorries and trucks.

Some are also said to be paying N15,000 depending on the type of truck, down to the lowest, which are buses, paying N5,000 to N3,000 for loading and offloading of goods.