Tinubu appoints new acting executive chairman of the FIRS

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President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Hon. Zacch Adedeji as the new Acting Executive Chairman of the FIRS.

The Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, revealed this in a press statement on Thursday, September 14, 2023.

“The President has directed the erstwhile FIRS Chairman, Mr Muhammad Nami, to proceed on 3 months of pre-retirement leave, as provisioned by Public Service Rule (PSR) 120243, with immediate effect, leading to his eventual retirement from service on December 8, 2023.

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Hon. Zacch Adedeji is hereby appointed in an acting capacity for 90 days before his subsequent confirmation as the substantive Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service for a term of 4 years in the first instance.

Hon. Zacch Adedeji is a first-class graduate in accounting from Obafemi Awolowo University. He most recently served the nation as the Special Adviser to the President on Revenue.


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