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46 Days To Presidential Polls, Buhari Approves Fresh Appointment



Lawal Sani Stores has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Federal Inland Revenue Service’s (FIRS) board.

According to reports from WITHIN NIGERIA, Buhari made the appointment just five months before the end of his second term and 46 days before the 2023 presidential elections.

Tanko Abdullahi, Special Adviser, Media & Communications to the Minister of Finance, Budget & National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, announced Stores’ appointment in a statement released in Abuja on Monday.

Ado Danjuma, who represented the North West Zone and was recently named Executive Director at the Nigeria Security Printing and Minting Company Limited, was replaced by Stores in the appointment.

The gap left by Danjuma’s departure had to be filled by someone else.

Mr. Stores, who was born in Katsina, Katsina State, on March 11, 1956, graduated from the West Bromwich College of Commerce and Technology in England with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Studies.

He also attended Bayero University in Kano, where he earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance and Investment in addition to a Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Management.

With 30 years of work experience, the new FIRS board member has been exposed to pertinent trainings and courses on capital market management, operations, and regulations.

He was also reported to have taken a variety of leadership courses both domestically and abroad.

Stores has served on the boards of the National Pension Commission, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Securities and Exchange Commission, and Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (PenCom).

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