BREAKING: President Buhari dumps Fowler, appoints Mohammed Nami as FIRS new Chairman

President Muhammudu Buhari has nominated Mohammed Nami as new Chairman of Federal Inland Revenue Service.

He replaces Babatunde Fowler whose tenure expired last week

President Buhari is expected to forward Nami’s name to the Senate for confirmation

Nami 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 statement by Presidential spokesperson, Mr Garba Shehu, which announced the appointment of Mohammed.

Buhari also approved the composition of the board of FIRS.