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Buhari appoints Fowler new FIRS boss

21 August 2015, 11:02

Abuja - President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Dr William Babatunde Fowler as the executive chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

A statement by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, stated that “Fowler is to serve as the acting executive chairman of the FIRS until his appointment is confirmed by the Senate.”

Also read: Buhari appoints new AGF

Fowler is replacing a former coordinating director at the agency, Samuel Odugbesan, who was appointed to the position by the former president, Goodluck Jonathan, in March this year.

He was the chief executive officer/executive chairman of the Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue from 2005 to 2014.

The presidential spokesman also announced that President Buhari has appointed Mr Aliyu Yahaya Gusau as director-general, Budget Office of the Federation.

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