President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS.
DAIL NIGERIAN reports that Mr Nami is replacing Tunde Fowler, whose tenure expired on Monday.
The new chairman is a tax consultant and graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.
A statement by a presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said: “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,”
According to Mr Shehu, the president also approved the composition of the board of FIRS.