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Tinubu appoints Zacchaeus Adedeji as Acting Chairman, FIRS 

by Samson Echenim

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Mr Zacchaeus Adedeji as the new acting chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

Until his appointment, Adedeji was the Special Adviser to Tinubu on Revenue and was also Commissioner for Finance in Oyo State from 2011 to 2015.

Adedeji, 45, replaces Muhammad Mamman Nami who will attain compulsory retirement in December 2023.

The new appointee was the 5th substantive Executive Secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC).

Announcing Adedeji’s appointment, Ajuri Ngelale, President Tinubu’s media adviser, said his principal “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, leading to 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.”

Ngelale added, “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.”

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