Tinubu appoints Zaccheus Adedeji acting chairman of FIRS
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Zaccheus Adedeji as the new acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
A statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, noted that the President also directed the erstwhile FIRS Chairman, Mr. Muhammad Nami, to proceed on three months of pre-retirement leave, as provisioned by Public Service Rule (PSR) 120243, with immediate effect.
The presidency noted that the pre-retirement leave would culminate in his eventual retirement from service on December 8, 2023.
“Hon. Zacch Adedeji is hereby appointed in acting capacity for a 90-day period before his subsequent confirmation as the substantive Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service for a term of four (4) years in the first instance.
“Hon. Zacch Adedeji is a first-class graduate in accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University. He most recently served the nation as the Special Adviser to the President on Revenue, following meritorious service terms as the Oyo State Commissioner of Finance and as the Executive Secretary/CEO of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC).
“By these directives of the President, the new appointment takes immediate effect,” the statement added.
Tinubu appoints Keyamo as Minister, withdraws Shetty Maryam’s nomination
President Bola Tinubu has nominated former Minister of State for Labor Festus Keyamo as a minister.Senate President Godswill Akpabio made the announcement on Friday during a plenary session.Tinubu also replaced Maryam Shetty, his ministerial nominee for the Ministry of Women Affairs, with Dr. Maigari Mahmud from Kano State.
Tinubu fires Service heads; appoints replacement
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, has approved the immediate retirement of all Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General of Police, Advisers, Comptroller-General of Customs from Service as well as their replacements with immediate effect.The newly appointed Officers are:S/NNAMEAPPOINTMENTSMallam Nuhu Ribadu - National Security AdviserMaj. Gen. C.G Musa - Chief of Defence StaffMaj. T. A Lagbaja - Chief of Army StaffRear Admirral E. A Ogalla - Chief of Naval StaffAVM...
Breaking: Tinubu appoints 8 special advisers
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of eight people as his special Advisers: It will be recalled that the Senate approved 20 special advisers for the president some weeks ago.The eight out of twenty are:Mr. Dele AlakeSpecial Adviser, Special Duties, Communications and StrategyMr. Yau DarazoSpecial Adviser, Political and Intergovernmental AffairsMr. Wale EdunSpecial Adviser, Monetary PoliciesMrs. Olu VerheijenSpecial Adviser, EnergyMr. Zachaeus Adedeji...
Download Naijacrawl App today
Fastest way to read on the go
Download the Naijacrawl App.