NewsExpress advert FCMB 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: 5,645

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+



REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...


You may also like...
Boko Haram remains a threat —French President

Fayose imposes curfew on Ekiti State capital

Nigerian Muslim cleric warns against proposed gender equality...

KAGOTE: A fraud and misrepresentation of Ogoniland, By...

Nigeria needs more Dangotes: CBN Governor •Urges youths...

FRSC, Abia Govt. partner to reduce road crashes...

Umahi flags off N1.2bn water project, rural electrification...

Wife of Nigerian Air Force fallen hero bags...

Defence Minister sets up committee on handing over...

6 killed in fresh Kaduna attack

Buhari sacks Chief Security Officer with immediate effect...

Work commences on Lagos-Ibadan fast train rail line...


Latest News Working less, solution to just about everything (2) BREAKING NEWS: Air Force plane crashes in Kaduna Christians, South-East lose out in security and paramilitary appointments •The shocking details UN withdraws 108 Nigerian police officers on peace-keeping mission in Liberia FG promises regular power supply for Ariaria (Aba), Sabon Gari (Kano) markets NNPC under fire for hiding financial information Okorocha shuns Imo APC stakeholders meeting UK, US lawmakers descend on Facebook, Zuckerberg 4 jailed for assaulting EEDC staff, vandalising electrical installations Akoh sues for peace as displaced residents of warring Benue communities return home after 6 months Embrace online church and cybermision, Nigerian pastors told Group calls on FG to stop Rivers State Neighborhood Corps, threatens to set up another safety corps


Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (332,347 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (324,986 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (260,755 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (214,312 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (197,974 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (192,352 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (167,632 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (150,373 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (143,120 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (133,180 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (132,577 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (125,849 views)


Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (34) Business & Economy (2,971) Business Verdict (36) Columnists (814) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (455) Features (552) Global Business Monitor (238) International (1,856) Interview (146) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (114) News (33,721) Opinion (895) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,623) Religion (701) Sports (1,457) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update





Football Highlight -- BARCELONA - CHELSEA 3:0


APO Group Partner




REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member



Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera