Buhari nominates Muhammad Nami to replace Babatunde Fowler as FIRS boss

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President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Muhammad Nami to replace Babatunde Fowler as the new Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). The nomination is subject to Senate confirmation.

The President also approved the composition of a new board for the FIRS subject to Senate confirmation. 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.

According to a statement from the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Nami is a well-trained tax, accounting and management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies.

He replaces Fowler whose term of office expired on Monday, 9th December, 2019.

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