It has been reported that the Lagos State government has filed a lawsuit against singer, Davido, and comedian, AY, for tax evasion.
Punch Newspaper reported that the entertainers have had a long-running battle with the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) over alleged tax evasion. Davido was reportedly charged before a Lagos high court in July 2017 while AY was said to have been charged to court in 2016 for failing to file his tax returns.
Davido is said to have told LIRS officials that he pays his taxes to Osun state government since he is an indigene of the state while AY said he makes his tax payments to Ondo state. An official of the Lagos state government who spoke on the matter said;