Buhari Replaces Fowler With Nami As New FIRS Chairman


    President Muhammadu Buhari has named Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, ending anxiety thst has enveloped the revenue agency since today and speculations in recent times.

    Fowler, , whose tenure expires Monday left office much earlier today in what observers say was aimed at staving off unnecessary solidarity visits and sympathy visits to him

    Naomi, whose appoitment is subject to Senate confirmstion is a tax consultant and graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.

    “Mr. Muhammad, a well-trained tax, accounting and management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies, has almost three decades of practical work experience in Auditing, Tax Management and Advisory and Management services to clients in the banking, manufacturing, services and public sectors as well as non-profit organisations,” the Presidency said in statement by spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

    The predident has also approved the composition of the board of the revenue agency.