President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the composition of a new board for the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), subject to Senate confirmation.
A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, also said the President has nominated a renowned tax consultant, Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman.
The board is composed of a member representing each of the six geographical zones and statutory representatives from a select number of ministries and government agencies.
According to the statement, “Mr. Muhammad, a 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 organizations.