President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Muhammad M. Nami as the new chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

He replaces Mr. Tunde Fowler, whose tenure expired on Monday.

Nami is a tax consultant and graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State.

The Presidency in a statement by spokesperson, Garba Shehu that “Mr. Muhammad, a well-trained tax, accounting and management professional with highly rated qualifications and professional practice and licenses from relevant professional bodies, has almost three decades of practical work experience in Auditing, Tax Management and Advisory and Management services to clients in the banking, manufacturing, services and public sectors as well as non-profit organisations,” the Presidency said in statement by  spokesperson, Garba Shehu.

Buhari has also approved the composition of the board of FIRS.