Buhari Refuses To Re-appoint Osinbajo’s Friend, Appoints Northerner As New FIRS Chairman


President Muhammadu Buhari has named Mr. Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

He replaces Mr. Tunde Fowler, whose tenure expired on Monday.

Fowler, former FIRS chairman is Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s right hand man.

He is a tax consultant and graduate of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

“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 working 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 a statement by Presidential spokesperson, Mr Garba Shehu who also, w announced the appointment of Mohammed


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