JUST IN : FIRS Retires Directors

Executive Chairman of FIRS, Mr Muhammad Nami

The Federal Inland Revenue Service board has approved the retirement of all directors that have served up to eight years.

The board similarly approved the appointment of four Coordinating Directors and two Group Leads in an acting capacity.

The Director, Communications and Liaison Department of the FIRS, Abdullahi Ahmad confirmed the development in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.

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Consequently, the Board “also gave its approval for the appointment of four (4) Coordinating Directors in Acting capacity and two (2) Group Leads for a six (6) months as follows:

Coordinating Directors in Acting Capacity:

Dr. Asheikh Maidugu. – CD/Executive Chairman’s Group

Mr. Olufemi Oladeji Oluwaniyi. – CD/Tax Operations Group

Mr. Innocent Chinyere Ohagwa. – CD/General Services Group

Mr Ezra Usman Zubairu. – CD/Enforcement Support Group


Mrs. Faosat Oguniyi. – Compliance Support Group

Ms. Chiaka Okoye. – Digital Support Group

He said the move is part of ongoing-internal reforms to reposition the Service towards achieving its N8.5tn tax target.

He said, “The FIRS Board took this decision at its emergency meeting No. 2. held on Friday, March 20, 2020, during which it also approved the retirement of all directors who have served for eight years and above as directors in the Service, in line with Para 10.1(a)(iii) of Human Resources Policy and Programmes of the FIRS statute.”

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