The Nigerian Senate Has Confirmed The Appointment Of Muhammed Mamman Nami As The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service ,FIRS.
Dr.Ahmed Lawan The Senate president hit his gavel at about 2:51pm yesterday, signalling the confirmation of Nami’s appointment by the senate. President Buhari sent Nami’s name to the Senate as FIRS Executive Chairman last week.
Senator Olamilekan Solomon Adeola (Lagos West), Chairman of the Finance Committee, laid the report of the Senate Finance committee before the Senate. The Senate President promised that the Senate will give FIRS all the support it needs to attain its mandate at this time when the nation needs more revenue.
Adeola said when Nami and Board members appeared before the committee they were asked questions about their work experience, academic qualifications and overall knowledge of the FIRS “The nominees responded intelligently to the questions put to them by the Committee members with adequate knowledge of revenue generation and taxation in line with global best practice. They showed enthusiasm and willingness to contribute their quota to the nation’s development.