Chris Steven, Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the Board of Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Service, FCT-IRS with Abdulahi Oteh Attah as Chairman/Chief Executive.
This was contained in a circular signed by the FCT Permanent Secretary, Babatope Ajakaiye dated April 21, 2017.
Members of the Board are Ahmed Garba, Barrister Hamza Hashim, Saa Godwin Gbue, Edward Adedamola, Mrs. Blessing Ifeyinwa and Ms. Benedicta Atto.
The circular added that this is in addition to the Statutory members of the Board provided for in Section 3(2)(a) of the FCT-IRS Act 2015 which include the following Directors/officials of the FCT Administration which are:-
a. Director of Treasury – Deputy Chairman
b. Solicitor-General, Legal Services Secretariat – Member
c. Director of Land Administration – Member
d. Director, Administration & Finance (Area Council Services Secretariat) – Member
e. Co-ordinator, Abuja Infrastructure and Investment Centre – Member
f. Director, Department of Economic Planning, Research and Statistics – Member
g. Director of Information & Communications – Member
The FCT Minister, Muhammad Bello has also approved the redeployment of Barrister Harisu Umar of the FCT Legal Services Secretariat to the FCT-IRS as Secretary to the Board.
Meanwhile the appointment of the Chairman of the Board is subject to the confirmation of the National Assembly, in line with the enabling Act.