Buhari Names “Muhammad Nami” As New FIRS Boss, Sacks Tunde Fowler

President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of Babatunde Fowler because the chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

Fowler was subsequently changed by Muhammad Nami, as the brand new head of FIRS. The decision was communicated by the Presidency on Monday, December ninth, 2019.

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Fowler was appointed in 2015.

Meanwhile, Nami’s nomination is topic to Senate affirmation.

The President additionally accepted the composition of a brand new board for the FIRS topic to Senate affirmation.

The board consists of a member representing every of the six geographical zones; in addition to statutory representatives from a choose variety of ministries and authorities companies.

In a statement issued by a spokesman to the presidency, Garba ShehuNami is a well-trained tax, accounting and likewise administration skilled; with extremely rated {qualifications} {and professional} follow in addition to licenses from related skilled our bodies.

The outgoing FIRS boss is predicted at hand over to essentially the most senior director on the board; who will take cost, pending the Senate affirmation of the brand new board.

BIO OF MUHAMMAD NAMI

Nami attended Bayero University Kano and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology (1991) and a Masters of Business degree (2004) respectively.

Nami is a fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria; Institute of Debt Recovery Practitioners of Nigeria and likewise Associate Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered); in addition to Association of National Accountants of Nigeria.

He began his profession with PFK in 1993; and rose to the place of a Senior Consultant in control of Tax administration and advisory providers.

He is at the moment the managing consultant of Manam Professional Services (Chartered Tax Practitioners and Business Advisers) based mostly in Kaduna, Abuja, Niger State.

Muhammad has served on many corporations’ Board and Statutory Board Audit Committees.

He was appointed as a member; Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Stolen Assets in November 2017 by President Buhari.

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