- August 2, 2018
- Posted by: jomesili
- Category: Announcements
President Muhammadu Buhari has ratified the appointment of Abdullahi Oteh Attah as Chairman/Chief Executive of the reconstituted Board of Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service (FCT-IRS). The approval was contained in a circular signed by the FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye.
Members of the Board are Ahmed Garba, Hamza Hashim, Saa Godwin Gbue, Edward Adedamola, Mrs. Blessing Ifeyinwa and Ms. Benedicta Atto. The circular added that in addition to the statutory members of the Board provided for in Section 3(2)(a) of the FCT-IRS Act 2015, the composition of the Board includes the Director of Treasury as Deputy Chairman; Solicitor-General, Legal Services Secretariat as Member; Director of Land Administration as Member; Director, Administration & Finance (Area Council Services Secretariat) as Member; Co-ordinator, Abuja Infrastructure and Investment Centre as Member; Director, Department of Economic Planning, Research and Statistics as Member; and Director of Information & Communications also as a Member.
Meanwhile, FCT Minister, Muhammad Musa Bello, has also approved the redeployment of Harisu Umar of the FCT Legal Services Secretariat to the FCT-IRS as Secretary to the Board. The appointment of the Chairman of the Board is subject to the confirmation of the National Assembly, In line with the enabling Act.