Benue Internal Revenue Service (BIRS), in collaboration with the operatives of the Operation Whirlstroke operating in Sankera axis of Benue State have cleared all routes in the federal constituency of illegal check points.
The operation which also had the leadership of the amalgamated traders union as part of the team, saw to the sanitation of all roads which hitherto was saturated with illegal tax points operated by hoodlums and extortionists.
The team took their sanitation drive from Katsina Ala through Unum to Logo local government ensuring all checking and tax points in that area were taken off the roads to ensure free passage of traders and commodities without illegal levies.
Meanwhile the Executive Chairman BIRS, Mr. Andrew Ayabam has resounded is resolve to ensure that the state is free of illegal tax points.
According to him the removal of illegal tax points and activities was the only way business and agriculture will strive in the state.