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Do not politicise the E-Levy debate – Dr Lawrence Tetteh

The Reverend Dr Lawrence Tetteh, Founder and President of
the Worldwide Miracle Outreach have advised parliamentarians in the country not to politicise the electronic transaction levy which has become an issue of national interest when the debate begins in parliament.

In an interview with the Ghana News Agency at Kofi Nimo a community in the Akyemansa District in the Eastern Region, Dr Tetteh said the E-levy has become a national issue and it was important for the lawmakers to address the issue devoid of partisan politics.

Dr Tetteh mentioned that, the parliamentarians represented their constituents at parliament and that any decision they would arrive at, should be in the interest of the country and not their various political parties.

According to the Worldwide Miracle Outreach President, parliament should discuss the Ghanaian.

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The issue surrounding the electronic levy became an issue of national interest when the Government through the Finance Minister during the presentation of the 2022 budget statement, sought to levy every electronic transaction to rake in revenue for developmental purposes, but the move has received some stiff opposition by the minority caucus in
parliament.

Source:GNA

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