President Bola Tinubu has appointed his Special Adviser on Revenue, Zacch Adedeji, as the new Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service FIRS.
This was contained in statement by the Special Adviser to the President, Ajuri Ngelale, saying the erstwhile FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Nami, has been directed to proceed on three months of pre-retirement leave.
The directive, Ngelale stated, is in line with the provisions of Public Service Rule (PSR).
According to the statement, the new appointment takes immediate effect.
Adedeji 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/Chief Executive Officer of the National Sugar Development Council NSDC.