Adedeji recently served as the Special Adviser to the President on Revenue, after serving as the Oyo State Commissioner of Finance and as the Executive Secretary / CEO of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC). Photo: The Cable
President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of Zacch Adedeji as the new Acting Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).
The President has also directed the erstwhile FIRS Chairman, Muhammad Nami, to proceed on 3 months pre-retirement leave, as provisioned by Public Service Rule (PSR) 120243, with immediate effect.
This will lead to his eventual retirement from service on December 8, 2023.
A statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President, Media & Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, states that Zacch Adedeji will serve in acting capacity for a 90-day period before his subsequent confirmation as the substantive Executive Chairman of the FIRS for a period of four (4) years in the first instance.
The new FIRS chairman is a first-class graduate in accounting from the Obafemi Awolowo University. By these directives of the president, the new appointment takes immediate effect.
National Social Investment Programmes Agency gets pioneering Chief Executive Officer
Similarly President Tinubu has approved the appointment of Delu Bulus Yakubu as the pioneer National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer of the National Social Investment Programmes Agency (NSIPA), pending Senate confirmation.
The National Social Investment Programmes Agency (NSIPA) (Establishment) Act, 2023, was signed into law on May 22, 2023.
Delu Bulus Yakubu is a recipient of a Masters Degree in Agronomy from the State University of Bio-Technology in Kharkiv, Ukraine, with over 15 years of working experience in Social Investment Programme Management.
The statement says President Tinubu expects the new appointee to convey the highest level of efficiency, transparency, and qualitative service delivery at NSIPA, in line with the Renewed Hope agenda of the present administration.
Writing by Abdullah Bello; Editing by Muzha Kucha and Julian Osamoto