Buhari Names New FIRS Board

In News 2019-12-09 15:59:08
Buhari Names New FIRS Board
Buhari Names New FIRS Board

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of a new board for the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS).

 

This is however subject to the confirmation of the Senate.

 

Announcing this in a statement, Presidential Media Aide, Garba Shehu said the President nominated a renowned tax consultant, Muhammad Nami as the new chairman.

 

The board is composed of a member representing each of the six geographical zones and statutory representatives from a select number of ministries and government agencies.

 

Mr Muhammad, a well-trained Tax, Accounting and Management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies.

 

Chairman of FIRS, Babatunde Fowler, whose term expired on Monday, 9th December, 2019 is expected to hand over to the most senior director on the board, pending the Senate confirmation of the new board.