Muhammad Mamman Nami, the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, FIRS and Chairman, Joint Tax Board (JTB), is a Tax, Accounting, and Management practitioner, Nami has practical working experiences spanning three decades (1993-2019) in Audit, Tax Advisory, Management services for various clients in the Banking, Manufacturing, Services and the Public Sector.
He worked at Pannell Kerr Forster (PKF)-which enjoys presence in over 100 countries where he become a Senior Consultant in charge of Tax Management and Advisory Services; then with the KEL Group of Companies, a consortium of three manufacturing companies; as General Manager from 2004 to 2006; Mainstream Energy Solutions Ltd as a Statutory Board Audit Committee Member from 2014 to date.
He is an expert in rendering advisory support services to investors in new business start-ups and management of existing businesses. He has also continuously rendered outsourced services to clients in trading service and manufacturing sectors of the nation’s economy.
Muhammad Nami attended Jipo Local Education Authority, LEA Primary School, Government Secondary School, Suleja, after which he proceeded to Bayero University, Kano and Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology (1991) and a Masters of Business degree (2004) respectively. He is a fellow of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, (CITN), Institute of Debt Recovery Practitioners of Nigeria and Associate Member of Nigerian Institute of Management (NIM) (Chartered), Association of National Accountants of Nigeria, (ANAN). He is also a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Forensic & Investigation Professionals of Nigeria.
He started his career with PFK in 1993 and rose to the position of a Senior Consultant in charge of Tax management and advisory services. He is currently the Managing Consultant of Manam Professional Services (Chartered Tax Practitioners and Business Advisers) based in Kaduna, Abuja, Niger State.
In 2018, he disengaged from the PKF and established Manam Professional Services which undertakes tax and business advisory. His involvement with the PKF and other firms exposed him to the changing dynamics and complexities of the financial sector. He was an Audit Trainee, Tax Trainee to becoming a Senior Consultant.
The President, His Excellency Mohammadu Buhari, appointed him as a member of the Presidential Committee on Audit of Recovered Assets from 22nd November, 2017 to 11th September, 2018.
When he appeared before the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nami told Senators: “As a Fellow and Associate Member of these reputable professional institutions, I was weaned on the best standards of practice in Accounting, Management and Tax Administration. I am endowed with the normative professional ethics and rubrics required to drive tax administration in a developing economy like Nigeria”.
Nami is married with children.
MUHAMMAD M. NAMI