Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Meet Ahmed Idris, the New Accountant General of the Federation

By News Express on 27/06/2015

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 6,334


Following a thorough fit and proper tests in both character and competence, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Ahmed Idris as the new Accountant General of Federation.

The announcement for the appointment made by the Head of Service of the Federation, Mr. Danladi Kifasi stated that before his appointment, Mr Idris was Director of Finance and Account at Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel Development.

PRNigeria gathered that all top public appointments must go through proper screening including background security checks.

Mr Idris who had also served as Director of Finance and Accounts at the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) headquarters, Abuja is a chartered accountant with over two decades work experience.

A Fellow of Association of National Accountants of Nigeria and Fellow, Association of Financial Analysts of Nigeria, he is Member of other professional bodies including Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, Certified Institute of Cost Management of Nigeria and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Born on November 25, 1960, Mr. Idris started his working experience as Audit Officer at Muhtari Dangana and Co, Chartered Accounts Firm, Kano, in 1985. He was also Head, Loan Syndication Unit of Continental Merchants Bank between 1989 and 1994 before moving to TY Chemical Limited (White Oil Refinery) in Kaduna as Senior Management Accountant.

He joined the public service as Assistant Director Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) in charge of Financial Analysis in 2000. He was at the National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP), Ministry of Police Affairs and Ministry of Interior as Assistant Director Finance. He was Deputy Director in the Federal Ministry of Interior and Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF) before his promotion as Director Accounts in OAGF in 2011.

A 1984 BSc Accounting graduate of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, Idris obtained Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Bayero University Kano and Master of International Affairs and Diplomacy (MIAD) from ABU Zaria. He had also attended local and foreign courses including Revenue Generation and Accountability for Local Governments organised by Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN); World Bank Disbursement Seminar, Reston, Virginia USA; IPSAS Course, Manchester Business School, United Kingdom, among several others.

Married with Children, the hobbies of the new accountant general of the Federation includes reading, academic discussion and excursion.

•Photo shows AGF Idris.

 

Source News Express

Posted 27/06/2015 04:38:59 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President convicted for corruption

FG establishes website, reactivates YouTube

NSCDC commences training to counter nuclear disaster

Boko Haram claims responsibility for N'Djamena and Maiduguri...

Man lands in police net for ‘amputating’ minor’s...

Minister mourns Ras Kimono, calls him 'unforgettable reggae...

Nigeria develops Ebola and Malaria herbal drugs

Ganduje’s hammer hits Kwankwaso’s loyalists

FCT Police Command trains officers on election duties...

BREAKING NEWS: Scores of worshippers feared dead as...

Court affirms SERAP’s right to stop ‘double pay’...

Serbia’s danger man wrecks Eagles in London friendly...

 

Latest News Osun Election: Controversy as INEC official says his boss ordered him to destroy authentic poll result Double Tragedy: Ras Kimono’s wife dies three weeks after his burial Kogi LG workers now to receive 54 pct of salary Water projects: Minister pleads with court for more time to render account PDP screens 30 governorship aspirants in North East Anti-Corruption War: Strike weakens CCB, CCT Gunshot at Osun INEC office Flood overruns more Delta riverine communities, victims sleep in canoes PDP is party to beat in 2018, says Makarfi Aisha Buhari to address UN meeting on Tuberculosis Osun: INEC has shown its readiness for 2019 — Group Plateau SSG, commissioner resign to contest 2019 elections

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (396,432 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (376,733 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (308,467 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (250,582 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (232,309 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (221,624 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (200,061 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (181,642 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (165,700 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (163,380 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (158,151 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (146,905 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (63) Business & Economy (3,623) Business Verdict (52) Columnists (933) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (547) Features (652) Global Business Monitor (301) International (2,427) Interview (165) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (144) News (39,082) Opinion (1,110) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,711) Religion (872) Sports (1,701) Stock Watch (34) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

I am Imo State's New Governor -- Okorocha's son-in-law Uche Nwosu...

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement