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Reactions: Bandits Collecting Taxes Doesn’t Mean They’ve Taken Over – Lai Mohammed

Reactions continue to trade a statement attributed to Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, that the fact that bandits are imposing levies in some communities in the North does not mean they have taken control of the state.

The minister added it takes place in many parts of the country, including in the South where touts commonly referred to as ‘area boys’, impose levies.

Reacting, Daily Digest callers had a lot to tell host, Wemimo Adewuni, one caller said Agberos (touts) should not be compared to terrorists that maim and kill.

He however noted that something significant in the Minister’s statement. According to him, these agberos could become bandits in the future if not checked.

“How will you be driving your car and somebody will say you cannot pass here unless you pay. We have to listen to Lai Mohammed In that area,” he added.

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